Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Martwayne was established by Tope Williams-Adewunmi, a self-motivated and efficient South-African trained fashion designer, with a can-do attitude and the desire to build and grow a new business concept in the region.
With undergraduate degrees in Economics and Fashion Design, years of tax accounting and advisory experience with KPMG Professional Services and practical work experience with leading retail outlets and garment manufacturing firms in South Africa, she is well versed in various areas of the fashion and beauty industry, its relationship with the business community and the business of fashion.
Martwayne’s clientele cuts across the fashion industry and business communities. Clients who have benefitted from its business image consulting services include Heritage Banking Company Limited, Citibank Nigeria Limited, Keystone Bank (former Bank Phb Plc.), KPMG Professional Services, Jobberman Limited, SBA Interactive, Brass Consulting, amongst others. In addition, various individuals have registered for fashion courses offered by the Martwayne Training Centre and corporate entities have benefitted from her motivational speaking and training sessions on entrepreneurship. Such include the Entrepreneurship Educators of the University of Lagos & Yaba College of Technology, Churches such as Covenant Christian Center & Harvesters International Christian Centre, Yaba College of Technology & University of Lagos, The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Lagos Chapter just to name a few.
Her entrepreneurship prowess has been featured on online blogs, newspapers and magazines such as Ventures Africa, Enterprise54.com, BusinessDay, FinIntell Magazine, 2FeetAfrica Magazine, Guardian Life magazine, Complete Fashion magazine, Exquisite magazine, FAB magazine, and has been a guest on Galaxy Television.
She has been a motivational speaker at various events and currently mentors students and designers on following dreams and passions through her Platform, the Designers Connect Network and her blog: FashionBeyondStitches.