Global Analyst Academy permanent faculty is made up of highly-skilled and experienced professionals across the major industries who are reputable for their contributions within their organizations
Akin is an Business Strategist and Market Research expert with an in-depth and robust experience in Strategic Planning, Financial modelling, Organisational Reengineering, Business and Market Analysis. His consulting practice boast of top brands in the Energy, Telecoms, Financial, FMCG and Public sector such as NNPC, Suburban West Africa, MTN Nigeria, Diamond Bank, Vitachem, House of Tara, and FIRS. Chief among the consulting projects he has championed or involved in are- The research and development of the Nigerian Annual Banking Report; Development of the Go-To-Market Strategy for Nigeria’s first triple play (Internet, TV & Voice) technology product; Formulation of the set-up strategy for a luxury African cuisine destination in the UK; and a market research on the luxury preferences of High Net-worth Individuals (HNIs) earning above $200,000 a year within Lagos, Nigeria.
Anthony is an experienced Business Analysis professional with 15 years experience and a demonstrated history of working in the pharmaceuticals/healthcare insurance industry. He is highly skilled in Analytical Skills, SQL, R, SAS, Data Analytics/Mining, Predictive Modeling, Forecasting and Syndicated Pharmaceutical data sources. Anthony has a Master of Science (M.Sc.) focused in Business Analytics from New York University – Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
Wale is the Managing Partner of the Strategos Company.
Before co-founding the Strategos Company, he was the Chief Executive Officer of CourierPlus Services Limited, the largest indigenously owned courier company in Nigeria and had prior to that held a number of executive level roles which include, Director of Business Development at Konga online, Chief Operating Officer at CSL Stockbrokers Limited and Head of Corporate Services at Wema Securities and Finance.
Wale has an MBA from Cranfield University School of Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from the University of Ilorin.
Demola is a Premier Trainer and Brand Management Consultant. As an Associate Partner in Nerilus, he oversees the Brand Advancement and Innovative Training arm of the firm. Lalaa, as he is fondly called, brings to fore a decade of dynamic experience in human capital development, brand management and integrated marketing communications in helping each brand (client) appropriately define, enhance and maximally express their competitive advantage. He has facilitated training for at least one of the top three organisations in every major sector of the Nigerian economy.
Olawepo is a certified Project Management Professional with PMI, USA. Since 2008. He possesses unmatched acumen for highly engineered systems with over 10 years of Business and Project Management Leadership in two of Africa’s largest Banks; Guaranty Trust Bank and EcoBank. He also has a Master’s degree in Project Management and a Specialization Certificate in Software Product Management at the University of Alberta. He has created content and facilitated various Project Management courses with Nerilus International and Curators University. He currently serves as Dropque’s Chief Project Officer.
With over 20 years of an exceptional career spanning logistics, inventory management, supply chain and franchise management across ecommerce market, aviation and telecommunications industry, Yinka designs and implement business strategies, business plans and processes. As the Chief Operating Officer of SmartPost (a subsidiary of GMC Logistics), she sets comprehensive goals for performance and growth; Establish policies that promote company culture and vision; Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (Operations, IT, Marketing, Sales, Finance etc.); Steers maximum performance and dedication in employees and evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics. Yinka is also highly experienced in franchising, investment analysis, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc. She was a former Vice President at Konga.com.
Highly skilled management consultant with valuable experience in the telecommunications sector, financial industry and FMCG sector. Possess the right mix of business consulting, analytical and technical skills. Core competencies in consumer analytics and implementation support. Acquired significant experience working with clients in the banking sector specifically in developing and implementing retail strategy for driving significant growth. Experience also in delivering consulting services in the Public Sector
Specialties: Consumer Intelligence, Strategy Formulation, Business re-structuring, Market Research, Marketable Business Plans, Performance Management, Project Management, Implementation Support, Design and delivery of Training Program.
Opeyemi is a young entrepreneur addicted to the concept of the African innovator. He is a Fintech enthusiast, HRTech developer and a compassionate leader. He is the CEO of Dropque, a HRTech company positioned to be Africa’s first intelligent talent bank. He is also the convener of the Elev8 conferences in Nigeria which helps young, bright Nigerians realize their potential through innovation and technology. His work experience spans Web development and Programming, Project management, Business Analysis, Consulting, Construction and Product development.
He is an Alumnus of the prestigious Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology and the Daystar Leadership Academy.