Dr Franklin Ngwu – Centre Director and Associate Professor

Dr. Franklin is an Associate Professor of Strategy, Corporate Governance and Risk Management, Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria. He has a PhD in Law and Economics of Banking Regulation, MSc in Economics and Post-graduate Diploma in Development Economics from University of Manchester, UK. In addition, he also has MSc in Comparative Political Economy from Cardiff University, UK and BSc in Sociology from University of Lagos, Nigeria. He has over 15 years’ experience in teaching, private and public sector engagements and research in both Nigeria and UK. He has consulted for both local and international organizations and worked in Barclays Bank UK for over five years. Franklin 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 has a multi-disciplinary teaching and research interests including Business Strategy and Management, Risk Management and Corporate Governance, Bank Management and Regulation, Law and Finance in Emerging Markets, Corporate Social Responsibility and Development Economics.


Oreva Atanya – Centre Manager

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).

Jude Obidiagha – Programmes & Research

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 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.

Osanua Nwagbara – Doctoral Fellow 

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.

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-West      –       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