Olubunmi Adefisayo is a research associate responsible for conducting primary and secondary research on business management and leadership topics for LEAP’s publications and various training programmes. In his role, he works to translate this research into relevant, accessible books and manuals.
Olubunmi’s professional background includes working at KPMG LLP, where he provided financial and tax advisory services to clients. In addition, he has worked as a Research Analyst at both the Center for Urban Progress in Washington DC and Mathematica Policy Research in Princeton, New Jersey. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Business Administration as well as a Master of Science in Finance from Howard University and The University of Dundee respectively.
Director of Programmes
Oje serves as the lead trainer and Director of Programmes at LEAP – providing strategic guidance for the design and development of LEAP’s Programme and facilitation skills development.
He has worked extensively as an expert trainer on life, leadership and employability skills development across the six geo-political regions of Nigeria. He has worked beyond the boundaries of West Africa to engender youth socio-economic change drives and serves as a strategic advisor to a host of youth led initiatives in Nigeria.
He holds a bachelors degree in Mass Communication, from the University of Lagos and a certificate in Strategies and Tools for Leadership beyond Boundaries at the Centre for Creative Leadership, Greensboro North Carolina. He is also an Alumnus of the Social Sector Management Programme of the Pan African University’s – Enterprise Development Centre, Lagos.
Iyadunni Olubode is the Executive Director of LEAP Africa Ltd./Gte. She has two economics degrees; a B.Sc. from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and M.Sc. in Energy Economics and Policy from the University of Surrey, UK.
Iyadunni started her career in the treasury department of a commercial bank and subsequently moved into management consulting. She comes to LEAP with specialised skills in strategy development and execution, talent management, project management and business development. During her career with a leading global consulting firm in Nigeria, she was involved in reorganising enterprises, developing strategies and managing talent for leading public and private sector organisations. She has also worked as an independent development consultant on a number of public sector initiatives.
Iyadunni is passionate about socio-economic development and has a deep commitment to developing people and enabling them to reach their full potential.
Obiora serves as an accountant at LEAP. His core responsibilities include managing and tracking LEAP's investment and reconciling LEAP's financial books. He also manages the marketing and sales of LEAP's publications.
Prior to joining LEAP, Obiora served as an Account Officer in the Reconciliation Department at the Office of the Account General, Ogun State, during his National Youth Service Corps programme.
Obiora holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Ambrose Ali University, Edo State. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and a student member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
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