Dr. Olukunle Ojeleye
Olukunle Ojeleye holds a BSc Honours degree in International Relations from the University of Ife (now known as Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He further obtained a Master of Arts degree in International Peace and Security, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy degree in War Studies from Kings College, London. Kunle began a working career in 1988 at the defunct Standard Newspapers, Jos, Nigeria. He created and maintained a weekly foreign affairs features page for the media outlet.
Kunle subsequently worked in the United Kingdom for over 15 years, spending the last 8 years in management positions with responsibilities for local government social housing and urban regeneration projects. Since 2007, he has worked extensively as a consultant on e-government, e-business, as well as information technology projects in the UK and Canada. Whilst working in the industry, Kunle has simultaneously kept engagement in the academic/research community as a scholar with a published book as well as peer-reviewed academic papers. He teaches African History/African Studies on a part-time basis at a Canadian university.
Kunle is a certified project management professional, a certified change management practitioner, a certified paralegal, and a member of academic associations relating to African, Diaspora and International Studies.