Hello, I’m Olumayowa

I help individuals, businesses and governments anticipate the future.

If you can not influence the future, be prepared for it.

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.

Experience

Projects

Students For Liberty

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

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

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

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.

Blog

Articles

Banning Rice Importation in Nigeria is a

By Olumayowa Okediran | Jan 31, 2017 The Federal Government of Nigeria’s plan to ban

Let us choose how rare our burgers

by Olumayowa Okediran | Apr 26, 2017 Should we be free to eat what we want? The British

The Death Knell Rings Over the DDT

By Olumayowa Okediran | June 26, 2016 Dichloro-Diphenyl-Trichloroethane (DDT), an organochlorine known for its insecticidal

Is Nigeria making expected progress?

By Olumayowa Okediran | Sept 11, 2018 In many profound ways, Nigerians have voiced their