Program Engagement Consultant, Nigeria
Dolapo supports AgriFin’s partnerships and engagements in Nigeria. She is a private sector development consultant with nine years experience and an applied understanding of the market systems development approach and poverty reduction on internationally-funded programs in emerging markets in East and West Africa. Dolapo has experience working on market system programs ranging from health, wholesale and retail markets, construction and small-scale mining to agri-business.
Dolapo is adept at conducting qualitative research, data analysis, and report writing. Based on her interest in knowledge management, Dolapo has been the lead author on donor funded research reports, program case studies and policy briefs. Prior to her work in private sector development, Dolapo worked in investments in a boutique investment firm focusing on principal investments in financial services, healthcare, infrastructure, hospitality, agriculture and energy sectors across Africa. Dolapo identified and conducted investment analysis and appraised potential investments.
A Nigerian national based in Lagos, Dolapo grew up in Nigeria, Brazil and Hong Kong. She holds a BA in International Business and Economics from the State University of New York, Brockport and an MSc in Local Economic Development from the London School of Economics.