Bayo Oyewole, Founder and CEO

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Experience

BayZx GLOBAL STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS

2019-Date: Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Independent consulting firm providing strategic advice and resource mobilization support for public and private globally oriented institutions.


AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK, ABIDJAN, COTE D'IVOIRE

2018-2019: Senior Consultant, NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility. 

Advisory support to a multi-donor facility. Developed business case for the establishment of AFDB's first infrastructure Public-Private Partnership (PPP) transaction advisory service


THE WORLD BANK, WASHINGTON DC, USA

2014-2018: Lead Specialist, Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF)

Helped create and manage a $100 million global collaboration platform for structuring and implementing public infrastructure projects for commercial financing. Managed GIF’s network of donor governments, MDB collaborators and private sector financial and advisory corporations.


INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION (IFC), WORLD BANK GROUP, WASHINGTON DC, USA

2001-2014: Principal, IFC PPP Transaction Advisory Services; Acting Manager, Partnerships and Donor Relations,

Developed and implemented infrastructure public-private partnership transaction advisory mandates in Africa; Managed donor relationships and global resource mobilization for IFC Advisory Services. Established IFC’s first unit dedicated to fundraising from foundations and corporate philanthropy. 


THE WORLD BANK, WASHINGTON DC, USA

1984-2001: Senior Advisor, Office of Africa Executive Director 

Provide oversight and governance of World Bank Group operations on behalf of 24 African governments on the Board of Executive Directors


DELOITTE, LAGOS, NIGERIA

1978-1979: Graduate Trainee/Management Consultant

Provided auditing and management consulting services to multinational corporations and financial institutions in Nigeria;


Education

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK, MD, USA

1982-1984: MBA with concentration in Finance

LONDON SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTANCY, LONDON, UK

1979-1982: Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA) Foundation 

UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, NIGERIA

1974-1977: Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Economics

Professional and Philanthropic Affiliations

2018-Date: Expert, Africa Center for Economic Transformation (ACET)

2017-Date: Ambassador, Teach for Nigeria

2018-Date: Member, Task Force on The Future of Work in the Developing World, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)

2009-2018: Member, Board of Directors, The Advocacy Project

2017-Date: President, King’s College Old Boys’ Association of North America