Ammuna Lawan Ali, mni OON, has served as Independent Non-Executive Director of Unilever Nigeria Plc. since December 31, 2015. She is also an Independent Non-Executive Director at Africa Prudential Registrars Plc.

She previously served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Skye Bank Plc and an Independent Non-Executive Director of Oando Plc.

A retired Federal Permanent Secretary, she commenced her Civil Service career in 1977 as a Planning Officer in the Borno State Ministry of Lands and Survey, Maiduguri, where she rose to the position of Permanent Secretary. In 1995, Ammuna Lawan Ali transferred her services to the Federal Civil Service as a Director and served in the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development and of Finance. In January 2001, Ammuna Lawan Ali was appointed a Permanent Secretary and served in various Ministries, including those of Commerce, Petroleum Resources, Transportation, Works, Environment, Housing and Urban Development, and briefly in the office of Civil Service and the Ministry of Information and Communications. She retired from service in December 2009.

Ammuna Lawan Ali is a proud recipient of the Order of Niger (OON) National Honours Award and is a member of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru. She holds a BA (Hons) Geography and Masters Degree in Public Administration.