Our Team

Get to know the people who work tirelessly to provide inadept information for you researches, reports and conferences.

Dr Franklin Ngwu
Centre Director and Associate Professor

Dr Franklin Ngwu

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 Atanya
Lead Facilitator and Manager, LBS Sustainability Centre

Oreva Atanya

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
Research and Programme, Lagos Business School.

Theresa Akpoveso

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 Nwagbara
Research and Programme Officer, Lagos Business School

Osanua Nwagbara

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
Research and Programmes Lead

Nnaemeka Onoyima

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
Research and Programme Officer, Public Sector , Lagos Business School

Falola Ayotunde

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
Affiliate Researcher

Jude Obidiagha

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
Doctoral Fellow

Paul Appiah-Konadu

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.

Programme and Communication Assistants/Volunteers

Uchenna Nwoye
Irmani Alasa
Chineme Egbo
Cynthia Ebhoze
Amuche Ibeanu

Affiliate Faculty and Fellows

Dr Adun Okupe                              Faculty, Sustainability and Strategy
Prof Akintola Owolabi                  Professor of Cost and Management Accounting
Dr Akin Oparison                           Faculty, HRM & Organisational Behaviour
Dr Bongo Adi                                  Faculty, Development Economics
Douglas Kativo                               Sustainability Facilitator
Dr Henrietta Onwuegbuzie         Faculty, Entrepreneurship
Ibrahim Salau                                 Sustainability Facilitator
Dr Ike Kelikume                             Faculty, Economics
Isaac Orolugbagbe                        Faculty, Strategy and Corporate Governance
Dr Ijeoma Nwagwu                       Faculty, Sustainability and Strategy
Dr Kemi Ogunyemi                        Faculty, Business Ethics
Prof Kenneth Amaeshi                 Chair in Business and Sustainable Development, University of Edinburgh
Dr Marvel Ogah                             Faculty, Operations Management
Misan Rewane                               Senior Fellow, Non-profit Management
Dr Ogechi Adeola                          Faculty, Marketing
Professor Olawale Ajai                 Professor of Social and Political Environment of Business
Prof Olayinka David-Wes             Professor of Information Systems
Osayi Alile                                       Senior Fellow, Non-profit Management
Soromidayo George                      Sustainability Facilitator
Peter Bamkole                               Director, Enterprise Development Centre, PAU
Rose Ogbechie                               Faculty, Business Ethics
Uche Attoh                                     Faculty, HRM & Organisational Behaviour
Victoria Uwadoka                          Creating Shared Value Facilitator
Yomi Fawehinmi                            Sustainability Facilitator