Amy Jadesimi

Amy Jadesimi Biography / Profile

Amy Jadesimi was born in 1976 in Lagos State, Nigeria to Chief Oladipo Jadesimi and Alero Okotie-Eboh. Her father was a successful businessman and the executive chairman of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL) while her mother was a former broadcaster and daughter of Chief Festus Okotie-Eboh, a former Nigerian Minister of Finance. She is a half-sister of the British aristocrat Emma Thynn, a product of her father's affair with British socialite Suzanna McQuiston. Amy is a medical doctor, entrepreneur and CEO of LADOL.

Amy Jadesimi Age

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Amy Jadesimi Early Life

Jadesimi grew up in Lagos but attended boarding school in the United Kingdom. She received her first degree from Oxford University, where she earned a BA in Physiological Sciences. She then attended Oxford University Medical School, from which she graduated as a medical doctor (MD) in 1999. She also received a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in the US.

Amy Jadesimi Career

After Oxford, Dr. Jadesimi joined Goldman Sachs International in London as part of the Investment Banking Division, specializing in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. She then attended Stanford Business School, from which she earned her MBA in Business Administration. While at Stanford, Amy completed an internship with Brait Private Equity in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she worked as a transaction executive in Private Equity. After graduating from business school Amy moved to Nigeria where she set up a financial consultancy firm before joining the Management Team of LiLe as Managing Director.

A contributor to Forbes, Dr Jadesimi is a member of the Advisory Board for the UN Development Programme’s Africa Human Development Report”. In 2014, Forbes included her in The 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa; and in July 2015, the Financial Times named her one of top 25 Africans To Watch. Amy is a founding member of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, announced in January 2016 at the World Economic Forum in Davos.


Amy Jadesimi Personal Life

Amy lives in Lagos with her family. 

Amy Jadesimi Awards

  • In 2012, Dr. Jadesimi was named an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow.
  • In 2013, she was named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
  • Also in 2013, she was given the title of Rising Talent by the Women's Forum for the Economy and Society.

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