• Biography

Isaac Orolugbagbe is a Senior Fellow at the Strategy, Entrepreneurship and SPEB Department of Lagos Business School and an Adjunct Faculty, Strategy & Corporate Governance at Strathmore Business School, Nairobi, Kenya.

His areas of interest include business strategy, innovation and corporate governance. As CEO of Accelstra Limited (a Strategy and Innovation Consulting Company) he advises companies such as Merck KGaA, Inland Containers Nigeria Limited, SIFAX Group, Greensprings Schools and Courier Plus Services Limited on how to ensure profitable and sustainable growth using innovative principles and techniques and promotion of healthy culture to enable successful execution of business strategies.

For more than 30 years, Isaac has worked successfully at senior levels in diverse industries. These include Audit and Finance, Consulting, Aviation, Air Express Logistics, Freight and Maritime, Oil and Gas with a keen interest in Entrepreneurship. His indelible footprints can be seen in his roles as Treasury Controller DHL Nigeria, Senior Accountant Shell Petroleum Development Company, Managing Director, Red Star Express Plc., licensee of FedEx Corporation in West Africa (a position he held for 10 years), and CEO Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO Plc).

Currently Isaac is Chairman of Boctrust Microfinance Bank Limited, Chairman Fastizers Foods and Confectionery Limited, and Board Director for Beta Computers Limited, Park City Homes Limited and IDC Farms Limited. In the past, he served as Director for Thomas Wyatts Plc. and Vice-Chairman of Red Star Express Plc.

Isaac holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Ife (now OAU) and a Master of Business Leadership from the University of South Africa. He is a chartered accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA). He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and Fellow of the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria

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