Job Description: Work on providing a detailed analysis on trends in the oil and gas in Nigeria as in both upstream and downstream. Analyze government policies regarding the sector how and pin point how such policies might hinder or encourage investment in the sector.
Initiative for Public Policy Analysis (February 2001 till Present)
9A Adekunle Odunlami Crescent
Off Ikorodu Road
Job Descriptions: Involved in the day-to-day running of the think tank. In addition to working on programs development, I write of articles; grant interviews and analyze policies with a view to seeing how its effects wealth creation. Work to promote the rule of law, trade and investment in Nigeria, property rights, free enterprise, access to technology, effective institutions and environmental issues and highlights the importance of these to growth and development of Nigeria. In addition to these tasks, I fundraise, facilitate events, and coordinate personnel
Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE)- April 2002- November 2006
9A Adekunle Odunlami Crescent
Off Ikorodu Road
Designation:Deputy Country Director
Job Descriptions: To build a self-sustaining SIFE organization in Nigeria. Responsible for recruiting, training and supervising of SIFE in Western Part of Nigeria, leading and coordinating resource development efforts in Western Nigeria and beyond, and engaging academic faculty advisors in building SIFE on their university campuses.
Engaged in Day-to-Day Running of SIFE. Working with SIFE Teams (entrepreneurial students) in universities, with a view to promoting and educating students on the importance of the rule of law, how free markets work in the global economy, business ethics and financial & personal success skills.
Coordinating travel arrangements for SIFE National Champion for the World Cup in hosted in different country every year, relate and communicate with SIFE donors and business community, recruiting and training of new SIFE Teams.
Designation: Coordinator for Nigeria, Benin Republic and Cameroon
Job Description: Setting up Malaria Free Zones (MFZs), Identifying Communities for (MFZs), Supervise Fumigation of communities, Liaise with government officials, and general coordination of the program in Nigeria, Benin Republic and Cameroon.
Ergo ( 2007-Present)
New York (Headquarters)
122 East 55th Street
New York, NY 10022
+1 212 421 4035
Comet Newspapers Limited (July 1999 to June 2001)
21/23 Ijora Causeway
Designation: Sub-Editor/ Proof Reader
Job Description: Editing of Stories, Page Planning, Production Supervision and Copy Reading & Editing
Bate, Ayodele, et al: Drug Use in Nigeria: An informal survey of Doctors, Pharmacists, Healthcare workers in Lagos, Ondo and Ogun: Initiative for Public Policy Analysis, American Enterprise Institute and Africa Fighting Malaria, 2009
Thompson Ayodele: Safe Medicine and Intellectual Property Rights Protection in Nigeria (In Press)
Some Public Speaking Engagements
Democracy, Religion & Economic Growth, February 2002, Lagos, Nigeria
Markets Work for the Poor, Mont Pelerin Society Meeting, February 2007
Understanding the Virtue of Free Society, October 2002, Lagos Nigeria
Decentralizing Resources Ownership In Nigeria, September 2002, Lagos, Nigeria
Privatization and Economic Reform, International Republican Institute's Communication Workshop For Political Parties in Nigeria, 16 October 2002
Trade in Africa and Civil Society's Responsibility in the 21st Century, AGOA Civil Society Forum, January 2003, Mauritius
Prospects for Freedom and Democracy in Nigeria, April 2003, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
World Trade Organization and Africa, August 2003, Lagos, Nigeria
Free Trade and Corruption in Africa, August 2003, London, England
Four Years of Democracy In Nigeria: The Challenges Ahead, Marcatus Center, George Mason University, September 2003, Virginia, USA
Sustainable Development Conference: One Year After, August 2003, Washington DC, CATO Institute, USA.
Agriculture Subsidies and Africa, September 2003,Cancun, Mexico
Conflicts in Africa: Curse of Mineral? November 2003, Mombassa, Kenya
Trade, Subsidies, Foreign Aid and Development in Africa, Milan, Italy
WTO: Media Training For Journalists, Lagos, Nigeria, September 2005
Technology and Sound Science, Rome, Italy September, 2007
Europeans Ideas Network, Fiuggi, Italy, September 2008
Some of Published Articles
Worries over Nigeria's fledgling democracy, Financial Times, Europe
Climate Change: North hides nefarious aims under green cloak, Business Day, South Africa
Follies of Increase in Tax Revenue, This Day, Nigeria