12th Annual Business Law Conference

Bringing Down the Barriers: The Law as a Vehicle for Intra-Africa Trade

The Venue

Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.

The Date

27 - 29 June, 2018


Adefunke Adeyemi

Adefunke Adeyemi

Recently honoured as one of the 200 globally Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) in affiliation with the United Nations, Adefunke Adeyemi is a transformative leader, influencer and change agent, positively impacting lives and the business environment through her passion, work and initiative. A product of the prestigious University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, she is a lawyer, advocate and aviation expert, focused on bringing value, best practices and international standards to sectors, businesses and government, through a career spanning almost 20 years.

She is currently the Regional Head of Member and External Relations for the International Air Transport Association, advocating for the overall sustainability and growth of the aviation industry, acting as intermediary between airlines, the wider aviation community and the public. She is responsible for conceptualizing and delivering an ongoing campaign to promote Africa’s socio-economic prospects through enhanced air connectivity across the continent.
She obtained her Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Commercial Law from University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, read Law at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, in both cases graduated with high honours, and is qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Nigerian Supreme Court.

She recently completed her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Nanyang Business School, NTU, Singapore, during which she also simultaneously completed a collaborative Advanced Management Program in Aviation, Leadership and Innovation between the Nanyang Business School, Berkeley Haas School of Business, University of California and the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.

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