Dr. Nonyelum Barrow graduated from University of Ibadan in 1999 where she obtained an M.B.B.S. She is also an alumnus of University of London where she gained a MSc. in Public Health in 2009 majoring in Health Systems Management. Since graduation from University of Ibadan, she has worked in the Health sector as a Medical Doctor, an Occupational Health Physician and a Health Systems Manager having held varying roles at the University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan, Lagoon Hospital, Apapa, and Hygeia Health Management Organization.
She was the Medical Consultant in MTN Nigeria Communications Limited from 2005 to 2009 before deciding to pursue a career in Human Resources Management. Since her transition to Human Resources she has worked as the Head of Employee Services in MTN Nigeria charged with offering services such as Employee Relations Management, Attraction/Recruitment, Regulatory Compliance & Policy Development, Employee Health & Wellness Programs amongst others. At GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria Plc., she held the role of HR Corporate Services Manager (West Africa) where she managed a unionized workforce spanning many countries across West Africa. She has also worked as a consultant supporting established companies and start-ups in Health services and Oil & Gas sectors. Nonye is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and a Member of the Society of Human Resources Management of the United State. She is also a Deloitte Certified Learning Facilitator