Ololade Adesola MIOD CMC
Ololade Adesola, our founder and pioneer managing consultant leads our team of highly accomplished, award winning consultants.
Her work has led her to continental fora where she has presented papers and facilitated trainings for African Development Bank and NEPAD. She has worked as an independent consultant on projects sponsored by global organizations like GIZ, Mastercard, Oxbow Partners, London and Opportunity International. And she is a director on the boards of EKED Estate Developers Limited and Solve Education (Nigerian subsidiary).
She has several professional certifications that demonstrate the breadth and depth of her knowledge and experience. She is a Certified Managing Consultant (CMC), a Member of the UK Institute of Directors (MIOD), a fellow of the Risks Managers Society of Nigeria (FRMN), a fellow of the UK Microfinance Association (FMA) and its country representative in Nigeria, and a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM).
Before establishing L.A Consult, Ololade spent 25 years in banking – ending her banking career as Zonal Manager in Zenith bank plc where she played major roles in establishing the Zenith brand in south west Nigeria, growing and profitably managing assets well over US $150m. She was rewarded with several team and personal awards.
Ololade gives back through her weekly personal finance column in Nigerian Tribune newspaper and commentaries on local and international television. She is a member of the board of trustees of Living Mercy Orphanage and serves as mentor for various women advocacy groups.