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Franklin holds a PhD in Law and Economics of Banking Regulation, MSc in Economics and Post-Graduate Diploma in Development Economics from the University of Manchester, UK. In addition, he also has MSc in Comparative Political Economy from Cardiff University, UK and BSc in Sociology from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.
He has over 15 years of experience in teaching, private sector, policy research and consulting both in Nigeria and the UK. He has consulted for both local and international organisations and worked in Barclays Bank UK for over five years. He has lectured at Glasgow School of Business and Society, Glasgow Caledonian University; School of Built Environment and Business, University of Salford; Department of Economics and School of Law, University of Manchester, UK. He is a member of several bodies including the Society of Corporate Governance Nigeria, British Academy of Management and Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN)
Oreva is a sustainability practitioner, project manager, teacher, consultant and researcher. She earned her MSc in Management from the University of Bradford, School of Management in the UK where she specialized incorporate sustainable development. Prior to this, she studied Philosophy at the University of Benin, Nigeria where she earned her B.A. Honours.
In 2014, following her passion for sustainability, Oreva’s book titled the Triple Bottom Line of Corporate Sustainable Development was published in Germany and is available in several European and Asian countries. Oreva has experience as a project management and strategist from her work at African Broadcasting Network and World Mission Agency, UK. She has led several industry projects and published research in the areas of circular economy, sustainable finance, sustainable food systems, social innovation, corporate impact assessment, nonprofit management and so on. Oreva currently serves as the Manager of the Lagos Business School Sustainability Centre.
She is also the lead facilitator for LBS’ MBA sessions on sustainability and social responsibility. Apart from these, Oreva serves on committees at the Private Sector Advisory Group on SDGs in Nigeria (PSAG) and Network for Business Sustainability (NBS).
Theresa Akpoveso manages programmes at the Sustainability Centre, Lagos Business School. She holds a Masters in Business Administration from Lagos Business and a B.sc in Economics and development studies. Theresa has experience as a programme analyst intern at the African Development Bank. Theresa is passionate about building sustainable businesses that will contribute to sustainable development in Africa.
Her research interests include corporate sustainability; responsible businesses in Africa; and shared value and sustainable development.
Osanua is a doctoral researcher in Energy and Environmental Law. She holds a first degree in Law from the Rivers State University and earned her Master’s Degree in Oil and Gas Law from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom. Osanua is passionate about sustainable environmental and energy practices and is a published author in the international journal of oil, gas and energy law. She is currently a doctoral fellow at the Lagos Business School Sustainability Center.
Nnaemeka Onoyima is the Research and Programmes Lead at Lagos Business School Sustainability Centre (LBSSC). Prior to that, he was a Management Scholar Academy (MSA) – Research Assistant to the Dean of Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University (formerly Pan-African University). He has worked on a couple of sustainability projects with the LBSSC. He has a background in Environment and Sustainability with a 3 years professional experience as an Environment and Systems Manager with the Nigerian Bottling Company (A member of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group).
He obtained his Masters’ degree in Industrial Microbiology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka with distinctions and has obtained so many more professional training and certifications.
Falola Ayotunde ‘Debo obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Afe Babalola University, Master Degree in Energy Economics from the University of Ibadan. He is currently a Research Assistant at Lagos Business School Sustainability Centre.
Prior to entering Lagos Business School, he worked as a Research Associate at Centre for Petroleum Energy Economics and Law, Ibadan. His research interests include public policy, energy policy, and electricity Economics
Jude Obidiagha is a diligent and dedicated social scientist with a strong passion for academics and research. He holds a First Class Honours degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. With the aim of working for an organisation dedicated to improving lives through research, human capital development and sustainability,
Jude joined the LBS Sustainability Center as a Research Assistant. He currently serves as a researcher and programme coordinator for the Centre’s Nonprofit Leadership and Management Programme (NPLM). His research interests include sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) issues in Nigeria
Paul Appiah-Konadu is a PhD. Candidate in CSR and Sustainability at the University of Brescia in Italy, and a Visiting Doctoral Researcher at the Lagos Business School Sustainability Center. He holds a first-class honours degree in Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana and a master of philosophy degree in Economics from the University of Ghana. He was a lecturer of economics, research methods and public administration at Marshalls University, Ghana from 2015 to 2018. His research interest areas are energy economics, development economics, sustainability/ESG integration in business, impact investing and inclusive development. Paul has published 10 research papers in peer-reviewed journals on various topics including risk management, foreign aid and economic growth, environmental effects of trade liberalization, energy consumption and environmental degradation as well as impact investing.
Paul is a versatile, result-oriented and self-motivated gentleman who has a passion to advance sustainability/ESG integration and reporting among businesses in Africa.