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DR. AMY JADESIMI, Managing Director

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.

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    • New British High Commission Visit to Ladol Free Zone hosted by Mr Jide Jadesimi

      New British High Commission Visit to Ladol Free Zone hosted by Mr Jide Jadesimi

      Picture 1 (From L to R) 1) Mr Jide Jadesimi : Executive Director Business Development in Nigeria 2) Mrs Catriona Laing : British High Commissioner in Nigeria 3) Mrs Kate Rudd : DIT West Africa Trade Director 4) Mr Bayo Olaomo : Business Development Senior Superintendent Picture 2 (From L …
    • LADOL Wins Maritime Company of the Year 2018

      LADOL Wins Maritime Company of the Year 2018

      LADOL won the Maritime Company of the Year, 2018 in Lagos over the weekend. The Award was organized by Top 10 magazine.
    • LADOL MD Receives FIN Oil and Gas Leading Woman Award

      LADOL MD Receives FIN Oil and Gas Leading Woman Award

      Dr. Amy Jadesimi received an honorary award (FIN Oil and Gas Leading Woman Award) at the second edition Nigeria International Petroleum Summit, NIPS 2019 Monday night in Abuja. The summit is ended Wednesday January 30.
    • CEO Nigerian Stock Exchange and MD LADOL at London Stock Exchange

      CEO Nigerian Stock Exchange and MD LADOL at London Stock Exchange

      Pictured above (L-R) – Mr. Oscar Onyema OON, CEO Nigerian Stock Exchange; Dr. Amy Jadesimi, Managing Director of LADOL
    • London Stock Exchange Selects LADOL as a Company to Inspire Africa

      London Stock Exchange Selects LADOL as a Company to Inspire Africa

      Pictured above (L-R) – Mr. Charlie Walker, Head of Equity Primary Markets at the London Stock Exchange Group; Dr. Amy Jadesimi, Managing Director of LADOL
    • MD LADOL at BBC World Service Studios for Business Daily program

      MD LADOL at BBC World Service Studios for Business Daily program

      Ed Butler interviewing Dr. Amy Jadesimi, MD LADOL at BBC World Service Studios for Business Daily program, following LADOL’s selection by London Stock Exchange as a Company to Inspire Africa. Dr. Jadesimi discussed the launch & importance of the LSE CTIA 2019 report, “the companies selected operate at or above …
    • LADOL Becomes First Company In West Africa To Get ISO 45001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 Certification

      LADOL Becomes First Company In West Africa To Get ISO 45001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 Certification

      LAGOS December 19, 2018: LADOL Free Zone’s logistics company has been awarded International Organization Standardization, ISO 9001:2015 and 45001:2018+14001:2015. LADOL is the first company in the whole of West Africa to meet this standard. This wholly Nigerian owned company continues to break new ground and prove that Nigerian companies can …
    • How A Doctor Helped Turn A Lagos Swamp Into A Sustainable Trade Zone | Toby Shapshak | Forbes

      How A Doctor Helped Turn A Lagos Swamp Into A Sustainable Trade Zone | Toby Shapshak | Forbes

      Unlike most business people who have a doctorate, Dr Amy Jadesimi really is a doctor. The accomplished CEO of a major Nigerian logistics company – that is also the country’s first privately-developed port terminal – started her working life as a medical doctor, graduating from the prestigious Oxford University, worked …
    • President Buhari receives in audience delegation of LADOL Integrated Logistics Enterprise

      President Buhari receives in audience delegation of LADOL Integrated Logistics Enterprise

      Picture 1: President Buhari with L-R Gen. Man Abuja, Imam Abdulkadir, Managing Director of LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi; Executive Director of LADOL, Mr. Ibrahim Aliyu; Chairman of LADOL, Mr. Oladipupo Jadesimi; SGF Boss Mustapha; Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enalamah and Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu. …
    • Shell Nigerian Content Exhibition Day 2018

      Shell Nigerian Content Exhibition Day 2018

      Picture 1 – Left to Right: Chief Information Officer, Nse Ikiddeh; Business Development Admin. Officer, Farida Dikko; Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, SNEPCo, LADOL’s Chief Finance Officer, Jocelyn Nwaokenneya; and LADOL’s Business Development Superintendent, Olubayo Olaomo at the ongoing Shell NCD event 2018 in Lagos. Picture …
    • Keynote speech at GIZ

      Keynote speech at GIZ

      Managing Director of LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi, gave the Key Note Speech at the opening plenary of the GIZ Joint Symposium 2018 Economy & Social Development, in Bad Neuenahr, Germany on 11th September 2018. During her speech she highlighted the fact that the global turmoil and search for new operating …
    • Egina FPSO Sails Away

      Egina FPSO Sails Away

      Egina FPSO, first FPSO to complete fabrication and integration in NIGERIA – launched from LADOL 05:00am Sunday 26 August 2018 Nicholas Terraz, managing director, Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria, Ahmadu-Kida Musa, deputy managing director, deep water, Total Exploration and Production Nigeria, Dr. Amy Jadesimi, managing director, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics …
    • Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo visiting LADOL

      Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo visiting LADOL

      His Excellency Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo visited at LADOL Free Zone on Friday 10th August 2018. The visit highlighted the important contributions indigenous private companies make to the Nigerian economy. Watch a video clip from Channels TV here MD LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi, welcomes His Excellency Acting President Prof. …
    • Business Forum Calls for Responsible Practices to Achieve SDGs

      Business Forum Calls for Responsible Practices to Achieve SDGs

      The third annual SDG Business Forum has highlighted ways to communicate with and engage SMEs, the value of local-level partnerships to accelerate progress towards the 2030 Agenda, and a range of new tools to guide the business community in its efforts. UN Global Compact CEO and Executive Director Lise Kingo …
    • Nigeria Annual International Conference And Exhibtion

      Nigeria Annual International Conference And Exhibtion

      MD LADOL joined a distinguished panel of speakers on the 1st Panel Session at the SPE Conference Yesterday. Speaking on ‘Diversification of the Nigerian Economy’. Dr Jadesimi commented “to grow our economy we need millions of indigenous SMEs and thousands of large Nigerian companies, NIGERIA is the most attractive market …
    • Most Influential People of African Descent

      Most Influential People of African Descent

      It is a great pleasure to announce that our CEO, Dr. Amy Jadesimi, has been recognized as one of the Most Influential People of African Descent (Under 40) Worldwide. This prestigious accolade is in support of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent (UN IDPAD). Click here …
    • LADOL Sponsors Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce

      LADOL Sponsors Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce

      LADOL Executive Director Jide Jadesimi has recently delivered a presentation to the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce at a LADOL sponsored breakfast briefing. Jide updates the attendees on the progress of LADOL and the Egina project.
    • LADOL MD Asks UN To Support Private Sector In Developing Countries

      LADOL MD Asks UN To Support Private Sector In Developing Countries

      Dr. Amy Jadesimi, MD LADOL, has urged the United Nations to support private sector companies in low income high growth economies such as Nigeria. Dr. Amy made the call while speaking at the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) business forum recently held at the UN headquarters in New York. She said …
    • Launch of the Inclusive Data Charter

      Launch of the Inclusive Data Charter

      MD LADOL attended the Launch of the Inclusive Data Charter at One UN Plaza today After the event she commented “This was a great breakfast meeting, keynote speaker, H.E. Prof George Gyan-Baffour, Min. Planning Ghana, was an excellent example of how this drive for evidence based decision making is being …
    • Amy Jadesimi at UN Head Quarters

      Amy Jadesimi at UN Head Quarters

      The Managing Director of LADOL, Dr. Amy Jadesimi was invited to speak at the United Nations on 17th July 2018 by the B-Team Africa, GSMA, UN Foundation and the organisers of the event. She joined global CEO’s to discuss the practical and policy steps needed to unlock the potential for …