Lola Adekanye is a Program Officer for Africa at the Center for International Private Enterprise. She works with CIPE’s anti-corruption and transparency initiatives in Africa, supporting private sector and civil society partners in developing strategies, deploying systems and advocating for reforms that will enable them to achieve institutional change and increase transparency in governance.
Prior to joining CIPE, Adekanye was a financial and regulatory compliance advisor to private sector clients overseas, worked at E*Trade as part of an audit and risk management compliance initiative, and served as an anti-corruption consultant at the World Bank. Adekanye holds an LLM in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University, and an LLM in International Economics Law from the University of Warwick.
Adekanye is based in Nigeria.