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Jimoh Ibrahim Folorunsho

Jimoh Ibrahim Folorunsho

MSc in Major Programme Management (University of Oxford)
MBA (University of Cambridge)
Certificate in International Tax Law (Harvard Law School)
MPA (Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife Nigeria)
Bachelor of Law (with Honours) (Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife Nigeria)

Biography

Ibrahim was the Chairman of the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria. In 2005 he was appointed the Honorary Consul of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and principe to the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He initiated and founded the Energy Group of Companies, one of the largest Africa conglomerates with diversified interest in banking and financial investment (Energy Commercial Bank Ghana, Energy Bank Sao Tome). Other interests of the group include insurance (NICON insurance Abuja), hotels (NICON Luxury Hotel Abuja and Lagos), re-insurance (Nigeria Re Insurance Corporation) and oil and gas (Global Fleet Oil and Gas Limited Lagos). Ibrahim's business interests include the establishment and licensing of the Worldwide Fortune DMCC in the United Arab Emirates as major programme management consulting for infrastructure development in Africa. One of Ibrahim's initiatives is the yearly meeting of Africa leaders at presidential and ministerial level on Infrastructure Development Funding for Africa (IDFA).

Ibrahim earned an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and a Master of Science in Programme Management at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. He has also earned a certificate in International Tax Law at Harvard University and has attended various executive education programmes including: University of Cambridge Advanced Leadership Programme (ALP), University of Oxford Negotiation Programme, University of Oxford Advanced Leadership and Management programme, Harvard Business School Senior Executive Leadership Program for the Middle East and the University of Cambridge programe on How to Lead Successful Projects. Ibrahim also attends in the guest category of the annual meeting of the World Bank/IMF.

Awards & honours

Ibrahim has been conferred two awards by Presidents of the Federal Republic of Nigeria:

  • Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic OFR
  • Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic CFR

Honorary Doctorate degrees:

  • Doctor of Business Administration, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife Oyo State, Nigeria
  • Doctor of Letters, Ondo state University. Ado Ekiti. Nigeria
  • Doctor of Letters, Covenant University, Ota Ogun State, Nigeria
  • Doctor of Science, Ladole Akintola University, Ogbomoso, Nigeria

Research topic

Government Business of Mega Project Delivery: Does Leadership Strategy Behaviour Explain Efficiency?

Contact details

Jimoh Ibrahim Folorunsho
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG
UK

ifj21@cam.ac.uk

Year of entry

2018