Funmi Iyanda

Funmi Iyanda
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Ignite Media Limited

TV producer, writer, broadcaster and journalist. Chief Executive Officer, Ignite Media Nigeria; Director, Creation Media UK. Human, gender and sexual rights activist. Founder and Member of the Board, Change-A-Life Foundation. Tutu Fellow and Member of the Board, African Leadership Institute. Aliwa Fellow, Aspen Institute. Currently building capacity to develop a beloved Nigerian literary fiction into an animated family film for a global cinema audience. Also completing the set-up of an irreverent Web portal aimed at teaching the higher arts, culture, politics, economy and humanities using pop culture. Nominee, Banff and Monte Carlo TV awards. Interests: people, markets, forests, film, food, art, dance, fashion, music, sports.