Dr Enase Okonedo, Dean, Lagos Business School (LBS), Nigeria has the responsibility for setting strategic direction for the School, as well as overseeing all academic and administrative matters.
She is the Secretary-Treasurer of AACSB International Board of Directors and serves as a member of the academic advisory board of the Global Business School Network (GBSN). She is also a member of the Panel of Advisors, Africa Initiative for Governance as well as a member of the Academic Advisory Board, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. She was, between 2012 and 2013, the chairperson of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS), and a member of the Board up until May 2016. Dr Okonedo is also the President of AIFA Reading Society, Nigeria and was listed by a leading Nigerian daily as one of the 50 Most Influential Nigerians in 2017.
In recognition of her exemplary leadership and contributions to good governance in the Nigerian Education sector, she was conferred as a Fellow of the Society of Corporate Governance Nigeria (SCGN) in 2015.
Drawing from her experience leading a world-class institution in Nigeria, Dr Okonedo speaks to global audiences about issues in management education in emerging markets. She has developed and led courses in problem-solving and decision making; corporate financial management and financial strategy at the School.
She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and an accomplished professional with more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services and management education sectors.