Itee Odekunle

DIRECTOR, IN HOUSE LGEAL COUNSEL, WESCO/ANIXTER

Itee is an in house legal counsel (EMEA region) at Wesco/Anixter a global supply chain solutions company. Working as a strategic partner to the Company’s various business units providing advice on a range of issues including, amongst others, negotiating commercial contracts and new business opportunities, advising on compliance issues and supporting on claims. By adopting a collaborative approach to all interactions with the business Itee and the wider legal team are a valuable resource and an integral part of decision making within the wider business function. Additionally, Itee sits on the Wesco/Anixter Inclusion and Diversity Across Borders Committee and as the Professional Development Lead for her company’s BLIPOC business resource group.

In addition to her day job, Itee is a director of the Leeds Law Society and a member of the Leeds Law School advisory board.