Dr. Enase Okonedo, Dean of Lagos Business School (LBS), Nigeria has the responsibility for setting strategic direction for the School, as well as overseeing all academic and administrative matters.
She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Benin, Nigeria; an MBA from IESE Business School, Barcelona and a Doctorate in Business Administration from International School of Management (ISM), Paris.
She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) as well as a Fellow of the International Academy of Management (IAM). In November 2015, she was conferred as a Fellow of the Society of Corporate Governance Nigeria (SCGN) in recognition of her exemplary leadership and contributions to good governance in the Nigerian Education sector.
Dr. Okonedo serves as a member of the academic advisory board of the Global Business School Network (GBSN), a member of the Panel of Advisors, Africa Initiative for Governance as well as a member of the Academic Advisory Board, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. She was, between 2012 and 2013, the chairperson of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS), and a member of the Board up until May 2016. She is also the President of AIFA Reading Society, Nigeria.
Drawing from her experience leading a world-class institution in Nigeria, Dr. Okonedo speaks to global audiences about issues in management education in emerging markets. She has developed and taught courses in problem-solving and decision making, corporate financial management and financial strategy at the School.
An accomplished professional with more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services and management education sectors; she also serves on the board of several indigenous and international companies.