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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.

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    • To Our Dear Stakeholder

      To Our Dear Stakeholder

        LADOL Free Zone and its Land Lease are Intact and Fully Operational. We are pleased to inform our stakeholders and the public at large that we have received notification to the effect that: The Presidential approval issued in 2018 granting Global Resource Management Limited a 25 year lease covering …
    • LADOL : One-Stop-Shop for Multinational Industrial and Offshore Businesses

      LADOL : One-Stop-Shop for Multinational Industrial and Offshore Businesses

      IndustryWired featured our MD, Dr Amy Jadesimi in its recent highlight of top global leaders, where she talked about LADOL being a “One-Stop-Shop for Multinational Industrial and Offshore Businesses”. Access full details here
    • COVID-19: Working with AU Will Help Scale Through This Crisis -MD LADOL

      COVID-19: Working with AU Will Help Scale Through This Crisis -MD LADOL

      The Managing Director of LADOL Free Zone (LADOL) Dr. Amy Jadesimi says working or collaborating with other African countries can help battle COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Jadesimi who is a Supergroup founding member of the African Influencers for Development Initiative (AIDI), which is a coalition set up with the United Nations …
    • LADOL Joins Private Sector Coalition Fight Against COVID-19

      LADOL Joins Private Sector Coalition Fight Against COVID-19

      LADOL Free Zone, LADOL has joined private sector coalition fight against the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility. Our correspondent authoritatively confirmed this development from the company’s Chairman, Mr. Ladi Jadesimi noting that a donation has been made to Central Bank of Nigeria, …
    • World Tuberculosis Day 2020

      World Tuberculosis Day 2020

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    • Global Message of Comfort from our MD/CEO Dr. Amy Jadesimi

      Global Message of Comfort from our MD/CEO Dr. Amy Jadesimi

      Dear Partners, Stakeholders and Clients, Our staff, clients, colleagues, partners, communities, stakeholders, families and friends are at the heart of what we do. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and following the recommendations of the Government of Nigeria, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other credible authorities, for the …
    • LADOL Mammoet Deal: Groundbreaking Ceremony Kicks Off

      LADOL Mammoet Deal: Groundbreaking Ceremony Kicks Off

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    • International Women’s Day 2020

      International Women’s Day 2020

      To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, MD of LADOL and Board Member of Endeavour Nigeria, Dr. Amy Jadesimi said: “Equality isn’t a women’s issue, it’s an economic issue- in every sphere of life: Gender parity at work will increase global GDP by USD 28 trillion (26%); Start-ups with a …
    • Perspectives from Africa: Facilitating Economic Development in Nigeria

      Perspectives from Africa: Facilitating Economic Development in Nigeria

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    • LADOL and Mammoet sign collaboration agreement

      LADOL and Mammoet sign collaboration agreement

      The Lagos Deep Offshore Logistic Base (LADOL), an indigenous Nigerian sustainable industrial zone, and Mammoet, the global leader in engineered heavy lifting and transport, are proud to announce a strategic partnership. The partnership is aimed at expanding LADOL’s capacity for project cargo handling and logistics for industrial sectors in West …