Mr. Peter Bamkole
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.