Mr. Peter Bamkole

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Mr Peter Bamkole, pioneered the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan-Atlantic University in January 2003, a model which has been replicated in four African countries (Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania & Rwanda). As the Director of the Center, he is responsible for the overall program development, capacity building and support services to entrepreneurs. Trained as a Mechanical Engineer in the UK, with MBA from IESE Business School in Spain, his almost three decade cognate experience spans both the public and private sectors. (Oil Industry; Water Supply and Education).

He led the Goldman Sachs 10,000 women initiative in Nigeria, Diamond Bank’s Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) and a number of other partnerships in Nigeria, including the Federal Government of Nigeria’s Grooming Enterprise Leaders and National Business Planning competition – YouWIN. With the support of The Coca Cola Africa Foundation, he has developed a new generation of NGO leaders in Nigeria. A certified Business Edge trainer for IFC (the private arm of the World Bank) and UNCTAD ‘expert’ on entrepreneurship education, Peter consults widely in Sub-Saharan Africa on entrepreneurship development and practice. He is a member of the Pan-Atlantic University Management Council, the Lagos Innovation Council and served on the Youth Learning Advisory Committee of the MasterCard Foundation.

He is currently the Director of Enterprise Development Center (EDC) of the  Pan Atlantic University Lagos Nigeria.