Meet our Speaker

Bayode Akomolafe

Bayo Akomolafe is a program manager with over a decade of Engineering projects and operations management experience with General Electric (GE) company and its subsidiary – FieldCore, working on power generation assets.  

He was involved in several large-scale grid-connected power generation service projects in Nigeria and other African countries, US and Canada. Coupled with an ongoing PhD research program in Energy Systems sustainability management, Bayo possesses a unique blend of technical, socioeconomic, and environmental development insights in macro-energy systems. He is an independent energy systems analyst passionate about electricity resource development, sustainability, accessibility, and reliability in Sub-Saharan Africa.  

Bayo holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from a Russian university and a master’s in Sustainability Management from the University of Waterloo, Canada. He is a Registered (Professional) Engineer in Canada where he currently resides.  Bayo is an avid road-tripper! 

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