Olubunmi Biu

Bunmi Biu is a global HR and Organizational Development consultant with a wealth of international experience from consulting, teaching, and practicing Strategic Human Resources in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

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She is the Practice Lead of VR Consulting, a management consulting practice that designs, creates and executes Strategic Human Resources and Organizational Development solutions.


She has significant experience consulting for and working with private and public - sector organizations as well as NGOs. Her professional background has endowed her with unique deep expertise in aligning and integrating organization processes, roles, structures and culture with the business vision and strategic agenda. Biu is known for collaborating with organizations to identify the critical gaps impeding strategy, processes, people and organization arrangements from working in sync to ensure optimal business outcomes. She is a storyteller who employs data-informed insights to drive her work and develop evidence-based organizational solutions.

She has taught Insurance and Risk management, Industrial Economics, Marketing, Human Resources Management, and Leadership as full time and adjunct faculty at various universities in Nigeria and the United Kingdom and is currently a professional learning and development consultant and executive coach working with private, public and non-governmental organizations to assess organization capabilities and risk profiles, identify critical competency gaps, design learning and development strategies and deliver competency-based programs.


Biu holds a First - Class Degree in Insurance from the University of Lagos, an MBA in Finance from CASS Business School, City University London and a Doctorate in Industrial & Business Studies from the University of Warwick, Coventry. She is a certified Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute ACII (England) and a professional member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).