Lola is a seasoned professional with over 10 years of international experience working at senior private sector and government levels in Africa and Canada on strategy development, operations, policy making and capability building.
Most recently, Lola spent 3.5 years as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company, where she led teams providing strategic business insights and implementing organizational and operational improvements in the energy, public, and financial services sectors in West and Southern Africa.
Prior to this, Lola worked as a Governance Advisor with the Liberian Presidency through the Africa Governance Initiative, supporting a unit driving delivery of Presidential infrastructure priorities.
Lola began her career with the Canadian government where she was served as Policy Advisor to senior officials and managed units developing policy, strategy, and business cases regarding socio-economic development programming for Canada’s Aboriginal communities and foreign policy.
A Nigerian – Canadian, Lola holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and an MSc from the London School of Economics where she was a Chevening Scholar.