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DR. AMY JADESIMI, Managing Director

Dr. Jadesimi received her first degree from Oxford University, where she earned a BA in Physiological Sciences. She then attended Oxford University Medical School, from which she graduated as a medical doctor (MD). After Oxford, Dr. Jadesimi joined Goldman Sachs International in London as part of the Investment Banking Division, specializing in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. She then attended Stanford Business School, from which she earned her MBA in Business Administration. While at Stanford, Amy completed an internship with Brait Private Equity in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she worked as a transaction executive in Private Equity. After graduating from business school Amy moved to Nigeria where she set up a financial consultancy firm before joining the Management Team of LiLe as Managing Director.

A contributor to Forbes, Dr Jadesimi is a member of the Advisory Board for the UN Development Programme’s Africa Human Development Report”. In 2012, Dr Jadesimi was named an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow; in 2013, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and a Rising Talent by the Women’s Forum for Economy and Society; in 2014, Forbes included her in The 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa; and in July 2015, the Financial Times named her one of top 25 Africans To Watch. Amy is a founding member of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, announced in January 2016 at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

  • Latest News

    • SDG News Article

      SDG News Article

      Devex, Washington, D.C in its recently published article featured our MD- Dr Amy Jadesimi, where she talked about “Private sector’s on a ‘journey’ to engagement with the SDGs”. Get the full article here
    • Arise TV’s Global Business Report

      Arise TV’s Global Business Report

      On Friday, 4th October, our MD Dr Amy Jadesimi (left) was interviewed on Arise TV’s program ‘Global Business Report’. Dr. Amy discussed Nigeria’s Blue Economy, its potentials and challenges. To access the video of the interview click HERE:
    • Recently Published News stories of LADOL In National Newspapers

      Recently Published News stories of LADOL In National Newspapers

      LADOL supports female entrepreneurs, endorse WeEmpower Challenge (SweetCrude Reports) https://sweetcrudereports.com/ladol-supports-female-entrepreneurs-endorse-weempower-challenge/   LADOL to transform into sustainable industrial special economic zone in 2020 (Business Day) https://businessday.ng/maritime/article/ladol-to-transform-into-sustainable-industrial-special-economic-zone-in-2020/   Africans Underestimate LADOL’s Strength , Jadesimi (Daily Independent) https://www.independent.ng/africans-underestimate-ladols-strength-jadesinmi/   Jadesimi Urges Entrepreneurs to Create Business Models for Nigerian Market (This Day) https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2019/09/27/jadesimi-urges-entrepreneurs-to-create-business-models-for-nigerian-market/   …
    • IE Digital Venture Day, 2019

      IE Digital Venture Day, 2019

      Managing Director of LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi (Middle in Picture) was the keynote speaker at IE Business School’s Digital Venture Day in Lagos on Friday 22nd September 2019. Dr. Jadesimi’s speech highlighted the importance of indigenous NIGERIAN private sector in creating the tens of millions of new jobs needed in …
    • LADOL , lauded as a Consistent Chevening Sponsor

      LADOL , lauded as a Consistent Chevening Sponsor

      Ms Harriet Thompson, the new British Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos on Wednesday commended LADOL who, she said, “had since 2015 been sponsoring a Chevening award for young Nigerians selected for studies in different U.K. universities”. Details here
    • The Business of Leading In-house

      The Business of Leading In-house

      Africa Legal in a recent interview with Olabimpe Alabi, LADOL’s Head of Legal gives insights on how legal matters are handled internally at LADOL. Find out more details on the interview click here
    • LADOL Joins Global Sustainability Leaders Series

      LADOL Joins Global Sustainability Leaders Series

      LADOL’s MD, Dr Amy Jadesimi recently had a chat with The U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce in their new Global Sustainability Leaders Q&A series. Read more on how LADOL is developing sustainability within Africa via this Article Article:US Green Chamber Facebook:Global Sustainability Leaders Series LinkedIn:Global Sustainability Leaders Series
    • LADOL Staff and Stakeholders Celebrate Safety Week

      LADOL Staff and Stakeholders Celebrate Safety Week

      Friday May 24th, 2019: LAGOS: Nigeria’s first and only 100% private and indigenous industrial Free Zone, LADOL has commenced its annual safety week. This is the first time the company has held this event to highlight the company’s safety best practices, share learnings with stakeholders and new targets for safety …
    • Nordic-Nigeria Connect ”Innovating for Change”, 22-23 May. Lagos

      Nordic-Nigeria Connect ”Innovating for Change”, 22-23 May. Lagos

      Mr Jide Jadesimi ( 1st Left) during the Panel Discussion on ‘Stimulating an oil and gas-based industrialization in Nigeria’ ‘We need a pipeline of projects to ensure sustainable oil and gas driven Industrial development in Nigeria. Innovative development models will bring down costs thereby making Nigeria competitive again, the target …
    • The Africa List Insights …..

      The Africa List Insights …..

      MD LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi, answers top 10 questions asked on ‘Building an entire ecosystem and staying inspired’.   Full interview here