Meet Team

DePECOS Institutions and Development Research Centre.

Meet the team

ADVISORY BOARD

Evans Osabuohien is a Professor of Economics and the Head, Department of Economics & Development Studies at Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. He has executed funded research…
Haoma is an award-winning thought leader, who has helped over two thousand business owners, corporate professionals, freelancers, and students, gain visibility and secure the right opportunities…
Professor Simplice Asongu holds a PhD from Oxford Brookes University and is currently the Lead Economist and Director of the African Governance and Development Institute…

Michael Brüntrup studied agricultural science at the Technical University of Munich/Weihenstephan and received his doctorate in 1996 from the University of Stuttgart/Hohenheim…

Franklyn Lisk is a development economist and policy adviser with almost 50 years of professional experience. He is currently Academic Director for Africa in the Executive Office of the University…

Dr. Patience Tunji-Olayeni is a Quantity Surveyor and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Building Technology, Covenant University, Nigeria. She is the Convener of the Women…

MANAGEMENT AND FELLOWS

Goodness Dan-Okoro is an experienced and accomplished individual with a strong background in creativity and research. She possesses a deep passion for addressing socio-economic issues…
Esther Folarin is a specialist in Labour, Gender and Health Economics and a Lecturer at the Economics Department, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, Anchor University, Lagos…
Dr. Judith Ifunanya Ani is a lecturer, researcher, and social impact leader with expertise in sociology, demography, and population studies. She holds a Doctorate from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria…
Chibuzor Happiness Obi is an Economics graduate from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, with a research interest in development economics, and a specific focus on trade and…
Dr Marvellous Ngundu holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Johannesburg in South Africa, a Mcom in Financial Economics from Great Zimbabwe University, and a Bcom (Honours) in…

Dr Ngwengeh Brendaline Beloke holds a PhD in Management Sciences from the University of Buea, Cameroon in the Department of Management…

Dr Alhassan Abdul-Wakeel Karakara is a researcher at the School of Economics, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. He is one of the 2021 African-German Network…

Dr. Neema Kumburu is a Senior Lecturer at Moshi Co-operative University (MoCU) in the Department of Management, specializing in Administration and policy…

Dr Solomon Oluwaseun Okunade is a development and financial Economist, a certified project manager and a life member of International Project Management Professionals (IPMP) since 2013..
Mrs Patience Evans-Osabuohien is a graduate of Business Administration from Delta State University, Abraka (2003). After her national youth service at the Ministry of Budget and Economic…
Dr Romanus Osabohien is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Energy Policy and Research (IEPRe), the National Energy University (UNITEN), Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia…
Dr. Oyindamola Adeyemo is an economist, lecturer, and researcher with a specialised focus on international economics. She earned her Doctorate from Ignatius Ajuru University of Education…
Mrs Elizabeth Worgwu Osabohien is a distinguished individual with a passion for communication. She obtained Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic…