Dr Amy Jadesimi (MBA from Stanford University, MA (OXON) and BMBCh from Oxford University) is the CEO of LADOL, a $500 million Industrial Free Zone. Amy was a Commissioner for the Business & Sustainable Development Commission.
Amy got financial training at Goldman Sachs & Stanford Graduate School of Business & medical training at Oxford University. Her accolades include being voted the Young CEO of the Year (2018) by the African Leadership Forum. She is also an Archbishop Tutu Fellow, working to reduce maternal mortality. Amy was named a Young Global Leader (WEF), a Rising Talent (Women’s Forum for Economy and Society), she was included in The 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa (Forbes). Amy was named as one of top 25 Africans to Watch (Financial Times).
She was named as one of the 2018 Most Influential People of African Descent (Under 40) Worldwide. In support of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent (UN IDPAD), she was named as one of 50 Influential Women in Business by The Africa Report, Jeune Afrique and the Africa CEO Forum, and she is a member of the Advisory Board of Prince’s Trust International, and a contributor to Forbes.
Amy is a founding member of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, announced in January 2016 at the World Economic Forum in Davos.