Adeyemi Babington-Ashaye

Adeyemi Babington-Ashaye
  • Director and Deputy Head, Global Shapers Community, World Economic Forum

BA (Hons) in Economics, Richmond University, London; Master's in Development Economics, Harvard University; MBA, MIT Sloan School of Management. Chartered Accountant (ACCA). Formerly: in finance, GE Lighting; Financial Management Programme, GE Capital; led Project Business UK team that won Mayor's Award for contribution to community; completed research in Turkey and Taiwan publishing papers on industrial transformation. Former Technical Adviser on Economic Growth to the Minister of Finance, Nigeria. Former Deputy Head for Africa Region, leading successful diversification of African engagement at the World Economic Forum. Honoured at the International Achievement Summit 2005 among the Top 260 graduate students selected from 50 countries. Expertise: industrial economics and capital formation, trade policy, economic development, financial and management accounting, taxation, Africa, community organizing and development, financial partnerships, strategy and change management.