Board of Directors

Fumbi Chima

CIO, BECU

Fumbi Chima is a Global CIO, adept at digital transformation strategy across multi-industries, as well as an effective culture changer and overall strategic planner.

She has a proven track record of using her extensive experience to drive business outcomes through technology and digital solutions. Chima has been the transformational CIO for several global organizations, including most recently as the Global Chief Information Officer of BECU and ambassador for Innovate UK (UK government agency for Innovation and Research);  and formerly the CIO of adidas, Fox Network Group, Burberry Corporation, WalMart Stores Inc Asia business operations, and American Express’ Global Corporate Technologies.

Chima is also experienced in building high-performing and diverse cultures in Fortune 500 and signature brands through progressive technical resources, communications, and robust development programs that support organizations in achieving double-digit growth.

She has both public corporate and non-profit board experiences and has completed the Women Corporate Directors’ OnBoard Bootcamp and certification. In addition, she is a sought-after speaker on topics ranging from the CIO’s role in the executive suite and boardroom, to making digital part of an organization’s culture. For these reasons, she has been recognized as a top leader in STEM, Globalization, and IT.

Chima has a Bachelor of Arts (Politics & Philosophy), University of Hull along with an advanced studies certification in Women Corporate Directorship at Hong Kong and Executive Management, Harvard Business School. She was raised and educated in London, and is now married with two children and settled in the U.S. with other global residences. 

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