Dr Christopher Kolade, CON, former Pro-Chancellor and ex-Chairman of the
Governing Council of Pan-Atlantic University. He was also Nigeria's
High Commissioner to the UK
from 2002 to 2007. A veteran broadcaster and colonial era education
officer, he has been at different points of his career, director general
of the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, chief executive and chairman
of Cadbury Nigeria Plc, and lecturer in corporate governance
and human resources management at Lagos Business School.
Dr. Kolade has served in many national and
international bodies, having been President of the Nigerian Institute
of Management (1985-88), the Institute of Personnel Management of
Nigeria (1988-93), the International Institute for Communications
(1973-75) and of the World Association for Christian Communication
(1975-82). He received the medal of the Order of St. Augustine from the
Archbishop of Canterbury (1981), and is also a Lay Canon of the
Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in the Diocese of Guildford.