Tosin Umukoro

Tosin Umukoro is Compliance Officer at Stryker, where she is responsible for leadership and oversight of the company’s compliance program in the U.K.  and Ireland. Tosin has over 15 years of experience in the medical technology industry and currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Legal and Compliance Committee of the Association of British Healthcare Industries.

Prior to her current role, Tosin has held a variety of roles within Stryker, including Clinical Research Manager and Clinical Operations Manager for Stryker’s European Operations, and she continues to act as subject matter expert for compliance issues related to clinical research and research and development in Europe.

Tosin holds an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from the University of Manchester, as well as a Master’s in Clinical Research from Cranfield University. Tosin is a Certified Ethics and Compliance Professional (Society of Corporate and Compliance Ethics) and has a Certificate in Healthcare Compliance Ethics & Regulation (Science Po/Seton Hall). Tosin was also a speaker at the 2019 London Ethics and Compliance Forum organized by Ethisphere, where she participated in a panel discussion, “Evolving Compliance Program Structure to Accommodate for Global Changes.”

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Many organizations are beginning to think differently about who they are recruiting into the compliance structure. Tosin Umukoro, who came to compliance from a background in medical research, discusses how the skill sets the compliance profession requires can be found even in unlikely places. Backgrounds traditionally associated with compliance are legal, finance and risk. Although the skills associated with these fields will...

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