Olumayowa is a futurist and the Managing Director of African Liberty, Founding Partner at the War Room Associates and the West Africa Policy Fellow at South Africa’s top political and economic think-tank, the Institute of Race Relations. He serves as Director of International Programs at the world’s largest youth movement for human freedom – Students For Liberty.
His views on politics, economics and human freedom have been translated into 16 languages including French, Spanish, Czech, Portuguese, Serbian, Macedonian, Greek, Khmer and Vietnamese. He was listed on the 2016 YNaija PowerList as one of the most influential young Nigerians under 40 and nominated for the 2016 Future Awards Africa in Advocacy.
Olumayowa was educated at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta and completed a Masters degree in Humanitarian and Refugee Studies at the University of Ibadan. He is an alumnus of the Atlas Think Tank MBA and the Bloomberg executive training in Financial Journalism. He also holds a professional certification in Strategic Foresight from the University of Houston.
Students For Liberty is the world’s largest youth movement for human freedom – Students For Liberty. At SFL, I am responsible for overseeing operations in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Australia/New Zealand
War Room Associates helps to address the challenges of short-sightedness in decision making by helping organizations develop the capacity to identify trends and weak signals and introduce corporate foresight into strategic planning. We help individuals, governments and businesses envision the future and prepare for it.
African Liberty was founded in 2007 as a project of the Cato Institute and IMANI Africa, thereafter the Atlas Network. It is a platform for advancing individual freedom, peace, and prosperity in Africa by promoting civil discussion and debate about social, legal, economic, and world issues affecting Africans.
IRR: Established in 1929 the South African Institute of Race Relations is a research and policy organisation. The Institute is one of the oldest liberal institutions in Africa. The IRR fights for your right to make decisions about your life, family, and business. free from unnecessary government, political, and bureaucratic interference.