Folaseto Akin-Olugbade

Chair, Africa Business Summit

Folaseto is a second-year MBA candidate at London Business School. Prior to LBS, Folaseto was a Manager in the Transactions team at PricewaterhouseCoopers (Nigeria). At PwC she covered various industries, advising local and international investors looking to invest in Nigeria. Notably, she was instrumental in setting up the Deals Strategy team as a subset of the Transactions team. Prior to PwC, she worked at KPMG as a Management Consultant, and at Afrinvest as an investment banking analyst. At LBS, she is an executive of the Private Equity and Venture Capital Club and an active member of the Women in Business Club. Folaseto is passionate about private sector development and in her spare time provides free advice to SMEs to help define and achieve their strategic objectives. She is also an active member of WIMBIZ, the Professional Women Roundtable (PwR) and Fair Life Africa Foundation, a charity aimed at enriching the lives of those less fortunate. Folaseto holds an undergraduate degree in Computational Mathematics from the University of Leicester, UK.