Enase ​Okonedo
Dean • Finance
  • Biography
  • Publications

Professor Enase Okonedo, Dean of Lagos Business School (LBS), Nigeria has the responsibility for setting a strategic direction for the School, as well as overseeing all academic and administrative matters.

Before becoming dean, she held several leadership positions at LBS at various times including EMBA Director, Academic Director and Deputy Dean, Academics.

She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Benin; an MBA from IESE Business School, Barcelona and a Doctorate in Business Administration from International School of Management (ISM), Paris.

She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) as well as a Fellow of the International Academy of Management (IAM). In November 2015, she was conferred as a Fellow of the Society of Corporate Governance Nigeria (SCGN) in recognition of her exemplary leadership and contributions to good governance in the Nigerian Education sector.

Prof Okonedo serves as a member of the AACSB International Board of Directors as well as a member of the academic advisory board of the Global Business School Network (GBSN). She was, between 2012 and 2013, the chairperson of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS), and a member of the Board up until May 2016. She is also the President of AIFA Reading Society, Nigeria.

‎Drawing from her experience leading a world-class institution in Nigeria, Prof Okonedo speaks to global audiences about issues in management education in emerging markets. She has developed and taught courses in problem-solving and decision making, corporate financial management and financial strategy at the School.

An accomplished professional with more than 29 years’ experience in the financial services and management education sectors; she also serves on the board of several indigenous and international companies.​​

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  • Articles

    Okonedo, E., & Ajogwu, F. (2017). Rethinking the Concept of Non-Recourse in Project Finance. Journal of Corporate Governance, 9(1), 1957-1972.


    Okonedo, E., & Aluko, T. (2016). 4 The Role of Accreditation in Overcoming the Challenges of Graduate Management Programs in Africa. Sustainable Management Development in Africa: Building Capabilities to Serve African Organizations, 64.


    Okonedo, E. The Determinants of Stock-Buying Behaviour of the Individual Investor in the Nigerian Equity Market. (2011), ISBN 978-3-659-18589-2. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishers.


    Donwa, P, Okonedo E. & Agbontaen O. (2013), ‘Currency Crisis and Output in Nigeria’, World Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 3. No. 2. March 2013 Issue. Pp. 63 – 82


    Okonedo E. & Agbontaen O. (2012), ‘Currency Crisis and Output in Nigeria’, Fourth Annual American Business Research Conference, New York, NY, USA, June 4-5, 2012.


    Okonedo E. & Agbontaen O. (2011), ‘The Individual Investors’ Buying Behaviour and Gender on the Nigerian Equity Market’, Conference on Finance and Service, International Trade and Economic Development in Africa, Abuja, Nigeria. March 23-25, 2011.


    Donwa, P., Okonedo, E., and Agbontaen, O. (2011), ‘The Dynamics of Entrepreneurial Output and Economic Growth in Nigeria’, 3rd International Conference on Economics, Business and Finance, India. December 28-30, 2011.


    Okonedo E. & Agbontaen O. (2011), ‘The Individual Investors’ Buying Behaviour and Gender on the Nigerian Equity Market’, African Journal of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Banking Research.


    A Study of the Fast Food Industry and the Supply Chain in Nigeria – Enase Okonedo & Professor Albert Alos; UNIDO sponsored research 2004


    Further Issues in the Management of Accounts Receivables – LBS Management Review Vol.5.No.2 2000


    Overview of the ECOWAS and Single Currency: Lessons from the Euro – LBS Management Review Vol.5.No.1 2000


    The Euro: Implications for 3rd World Countries – CIBN Journal 2000


    Receivables and Collection Management in Nigeria – LBS Management Review Vol.4.No.2 1999

  • Cases

    Heleena Farms LBS, 1996


    The Ivy Account, LBS 1997


    The LBS Cafeteria, LBS 1997


    Hill Crest Company, LBS 2000


    Gaslink Company, LBS 2001

  • Books

    Okonedo, E. F. (2011). The Determinants of Stock-Buying Behaviour of the Individual Investor in the Nigerian Equity Market LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing.

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