Dr. Aderemi Oladele has more than 14 years of professional experience in international relations, international development public policy, technical cooperation and multilateral diplomacy, including 5 years of post-doctoral independent and commissioned research in a Governments mission and consultancy to a United Nations Specialized Agency. He presently works as a Research Officer at the Permanent Delegation of Nigeria to UNESCO and has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of International Studies, School of Arts and Social Sciences,National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).
Remi holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Education (Political Science Minor) from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. He also holds a Masters Degree in International Affairs as well as a PhD in International Relations and Diplomacy from the “Ecole des Hautes Etudes Internationales” and the “Centre d’Etudes Diplomatiques et Stratégiques”, Paris, respectively..
Olola Vieyra has more than 10 years of professional experience in project and program management including 5 years in international development and public policy. She presently works a Consultant at the Technology Unit, Energy Branch of UNEP/DTIE in Paris, where she assists UNEP with the delivery of the Climate Change mitigation sub-program of work, among other responsibilities. She is specifically charged with the delivery of the UNEP-GEF en.lighten initiative in Africa.
Olola has a special interest in capacity building, external relations development and resource mobilization for energy programs. She obtained both her Masters in Public Policy from the National University of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and her Master of Public Affairs from the Institute d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) Paris in 2012. Olola also holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from HEC Montreal with a specialization on Information System and Technologies since 2003. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute.
Senior Associate, Administration
She started her career as a customer service banker in 1999 and joined the Oyo State Government of Nigeria as a Higher Executive Officer in year 2000. She was promoted to the cadre of Administrative Officer in 2002 and held middle management positions in the Ministries of Finance and Establishments and Training, such as Budget Officer, Establishment Officer and Training Officer between 2002 and 2007. She resigned from Government service in 2010, having reached the rank of Senior Administrative Officer and has since consecrated her career in teaching English as a Foreign Language to diplomats and expatriates in Paris, France.
Senior Associate, Analyst
She thereafter worked with “MIEPO” (Organization for investment and the Promotion of the Moldovan Export) where she was responsible for marketing and communication; dealing particularly with international market studies and communication with the public and private stakeholders. She subsequently served within UNESCO, particularly in the “Executive Office of the Sector for External Relations and Cooperation”, and the “Division for Cultural Policies and Intercultural Dialog” as a member of the Permanent Delegation of Moldova to UNESCO, after which she was engaged in a research project involving the CNRS and UNESCO.
Senior Associate, Media and Communication
In the course of her career, Buki has worked as the Communications and Media Officer for the Development Information Centre, (a project of the United Nations and World Bank) in Nigeria. She was also Media Attaché to the Permanent Delegation of Nigeria to UNESCO. She is currently the Project Director of MEDIA + MISSION, a Social Enterprise that promotes Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue for social development and change.
As an emerging leader, Bukis viewpoint is thus; Innovation Today for a Better Tomorrow Innovation stimulates dialogue and through cross-cultural dialogue and knowledge sharing, we can attain a definite global pathway to sustainable development. I am truly certain that Innovation in our thought patterns and social behaviour will influence organizations: cultures, systems and the overall society. Buki is a member of UNESCO’s GAPMIL (Global Alliance and Partnership for Media and Information Literacy) and she speaks English, Yoruba and French.
Associate, Public Relations /Content Management
With corporate experience spanning HR Support, Contact Centre Support, Customer Service, Business Development, Key Accounts Management, Relationship Management and Training and Capacity Building in last seven years, Lekan Oladeles unique achievement in customer relationship management is embedded in this personal watchword – ensuring that service does not become worse than it was; and ensuring significant improvement in customer experience.
Lekan Oladele holds a Bachelors degree in Sociology from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and he currently concluding a Masters degree in Information Technology at the same University. His multitasking ability, listening skills has helped to continuously accommodate and treat clients vast requests while remaining calm under pressure.
‘Bunmi studied biology at the University of Paris Est, Creteil but has since developed a genuine interest in international development with special focus on Africa’s development.
She is presently consecrating her career and academic projection on Sustainable Development, Education for all, the MDGs and Post-2015 development Agenda in the context of international public policy management and administration.
‘Bunmi’s unique background in the Sciences, strong language proficiency and a high degree of efficiency has been an asset to 3psmars.
Onyinyechi Nene Ananaba
In the course of her career, she has worked in a number of top French companies, like Air Liquide Healthcare, where she worked in Global communications and Renault, as part of the Market Research team, which is presently aiding the expansion of Renault’s business line in Sub-Saharan Africa especially Nigeria. In addition, her experience in the Development sector includes working at an International educational NGO: Action Development Education International as the Communications and Liaison officer in Switzerland and in Tanzania and at the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization Program (UNESCO), France as a Conference Officer during the 2014 Mobile Learning Week.
Nene’s other professional interests include Translation from French to English and vice-versa, which allows her to work as a Translator with two US and French based organizations: Creole Solutions and Terangaweb | L’Afrique des idées. For her, focusing on African Studies and Political Economy Analysis at Sciences Po, solidified her interests in Regional integration, Public Policy and Education; that is why she believes that: ‘‘To place Africa as the next growth frontier, special emphasis should be placed on increased Intra-African trade and Youth Education, thereby securing the future for the next generation’’.
Abiodun Dominic Oduniga
Abiodun studied Industrial Physics for Bachelor of Science degree with focus on IT and final thesis on Renewable Energy at Covenant University, Nigeria where he graduated as the overall best student in the program. He also holds a Masters in Development Practice (MDP) – a multi-disciplinary approach towards Sustainable Development from SciencesPo, Paris.
His resourcefulness also include various presentation, delegation, policy and consulting experiences on platforms such as the United Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNSCD) , Africa Development Bank (AfDB) and The Commonwealth. He has been recognized and awarded for his social impact and innovation on various platforms such as LEAP Africa Social Innovation Programme, Nigeria- America Partnership Award and Tocqueville Active Citizen Award.
A passionate young man about the potential inherent in Africa, Abiodun believes that a combined framework that strategically harnesses the energy of the youth, resources of the private sector and thorough governmental policy implementation can drive Africa’s sustainable development agenda..[/su_colum]