Director and Chairman of the Board

Prof. Adeola Adenikinju


Professor Adeola Adenikinju is the Chairman, Board of Directors of Watershed Fund Management Limited. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is currently a Professor and Head of Department of Economics, University of Ibadan. He is a member of the apex monetary policy organ of the Central Bank of Nigeriathe Monetary Policy Committee. Professor Adeola Adenikinju is also a Research Professor at the Centre for Econometrics and Allied Research, as well as Senior Research Fellow, Macroeconomic Study Group, University of Ibadan.

He was one of the Consultants that prepared the First Perspective Plan for Nigeria and was also involved in the United Nations Project Link that made economic projection for the Nigerian Economy. He also served as a Special Assistant to the Presidential Adviser on Energy Matters, between 2005 and 2007, and Senior Special Assistant to the President, Office of the Chief Economic Adviser to the President between 2010 and 2011. He was the immediate past Director, Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law (CPEEL), a MacArthur Foundation Regional Centre of Excellence at the University of Ibadan. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Association for Energy Economics (FNAEE) and Fellow, Energy Institute, FEI.



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