Oyelami Adekola

Oyelami Adekola is Director for Policy and Public Affairs at EnterpriseNGR, a professional policy and advocacy group established with the objective of promoting and advocating for the Financial and Professional Services (“FPS”) sector of Nigeria, with a view to transforming Nigeria into the premier financial services centre in Africa.

Prior to Joining EnterpriseNGR he was Director for Financial and Professional Services for the UK Department for International Trade (“DIT”) in Africa and also doubled as the Acting Country Director/Investment officer for the DIT in Nigeria. Before DIT he had spent all of his career as an investment banker. He has a wealth of experience across all major sectors of the economy of Nigeria with transaction experience in major capitals of the world. His career has seen him hold senior management roles with leading Investment Banks, asset management firms and insurance companies.

His varied expertise spans Business and Financial Advisory, Debt & Equity Capital Raising, Strategic Planning, Business Process Re-engineering and Project Management. He has been involved in capital raising projects running into several billions of dollars.

Lami holds BSc and MSc Economics degrees both from the University of Lagos. He is an Affiliate Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), England & Wales.