Oyetola Oduyemi

Director, Public Affairs

Oyetola is a Director, Public Affairs. She is responsible for driving stakeholder engagement, advocacy and private sector partnerships in Nigeria and other priority countries across Africa; in support of the END Fund’s work to end the suffering caused by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Oyetola is fueled by a commitment to building a robust ecosystem of champions and advocates that will collectively drive sustainable development of the African continent, through effective tackling of endemic NTDs.

She has worked in various industries including financial services, energy and telecommunications; and handled regional roles covering different African countries.  Prior to joining the END Fund, she managed the corporate social responsibility (CSR), public relations and public policy team in Etisalat, which transitioned into 9mobile. There, she designed the company’s sustainability agenda and oversaw its execution. Combining her legal and business training with her passion for CSR and sustainability, Oyetola has held progressively senior roles in the legal, corporate affairs, public policy, PR and CSR areas of specialization.

Oyetola is a Doctoral Candidate at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. She holds both Masters of Law and Bachelor of Law degrees, and has been admitted to the Nigerian Bar. A great conversation starter topic for Oyetola is children in general, which she is passionate about; and in her spare time her twin sons are teaching her the fine art of kick-boxing.