Demola GbadegesinDemola Gbadegesin



Occupational Information

Occupation: Consultant

Professional History

Demola Gbadegesin is a business development and finance professional based in Lagos, Nigeria. He has served as a senior adviser to the Ministers of Finance and Solid Minerals. At Finance, he was part of a small team that negotiated the landmark bilateral agreements with China and South Korea, which facilitated $2 billion worth of financing and technical support commitments for Nigeria


BSc Electrical Engineering from Howard University
MSc Electrical Engineering from Stanford University
Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.


2010 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Programme


About AFLI




The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.