Adepeju Adebajo has over 25 years’ experience spanning various industries. She is currently the Ogun State Commissioner for Agriculture. Her previous roles include Managing Director, Project Management Office & Geocycle at Lafarge Africa Plc, where she was responsible country-wide for strategic projects including Cement Plant Expansion Projects valued at approximately $600million, Road Projects valued at approximately N20billion, Captive Power Plants valued at approximately $50million and Alternative Fuels/Waste Management; CEO-Cement for Nigeria and MD Wapco. She also managed Public Affairs and Communication Strategy. She was on the Board of Lafarge Africa Plc and Ashaka Cement PLC.
She previously headed strategic planning, brand management, and product development at United Bank for Africa (UBA), was a qualified case leader at Boston Consulting Group and a financial analyst at Citibank, both in the UK.
Adepeju holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from the Imperial College of Science & Technology, London; a Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from the University of London; and a Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, Boston. She is an alumna of INSEAD.
She supported the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning in development of the 2017 – 2020 National Economic Recovery and Growth Plan