13 - 14 March 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill

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Olumide Lala

Africa Programme Manager, Climate Bonds Initiative

Olumide Lala, is the Africa Programme Manager at the Climate Bonds Initiative. He is responsible for driving the development of Green Bond Markets in Africa, with a particular focus on managing partnership programmes, policy advisory and market structure.  Before joining CBI, Olumide Lala worked at the Nigerian Stock Exchange as Head of Transformation and Change, prior to which he held various senior Capital Market roles in the UK working at a number of international organisations.

The Climate Bonds Initiative is an international, investor-focused not-for-profit and the only organisation working solely on mobilising the $100 trillion bond market for climate change solutions.

Olumide comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience of Product Development, Governance & Risk Management, Business Process Re-engineering and Stakeholder Management within the Nigerian Capital Market. He is a senior Change and Programme Manager with over 25 years industry experience in Capital Markets and IT/Business Consulting.  Olumide is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIBN) and member of the Institute of Directors (IoD), Nigeria.

Olumide holds a B.Sc degree in Accounting from the University of Hull, an M.Sc in Business Systems Analysis and Design from the London City University and an MBA from Imperial College, London.