Folasade Agbejule is a products, programs and policy expert with over 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, banking and development sectors. Fola currently manages CGAP's portfolio of work in Nigeria across several thematic areas of inclusive finance. Prior to CGAP, Fola worked with Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access (EFInA) in Nigeria, where she managed the electronic payments and digital financial services programs (across the pillars of advocacy, research, and innovation).
Before EFInA, Folasade worked with two top banks in Nigeria on their digital financial services strategies and products implementation. She led a team that developed and implemented an organizational transformation strategy for the largest bank in Africa and its affiliates across Africa and the United Kingdom. She has experience in the pharmaceutical industry, where she supported the products management and regulatory affairs implementation initiatives at GlaxoSmithKline Plc.
Folasade is a certified project management professional who holds a certificate in financial inclusion from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. She holds an MBA from INSEAD – Europe, Asia and Middle East. Fola is fluent in English and Yoruba and is based in Lagos, Nigeria.