Eyitayo has more than eight years of experience in the development and social impact investment sector. He has led projects and strengthened labour and enterprise forces in West Africa. Eyitayo studied Physiology at the University of Ilorin. He also received a certification from Lagos Business School in Finance and Data Analysis. He is a certified PMP project manager and a Lean VI Sigma Professional. In 2014, with the grant support of the United States Government through the consulate in Nigeria, he Co-founded TIE Nigeria, a governance and social leadership driven organization. The organization launched a ‘Speak to leadership’ programme which was measured to improve women and youth participation in 4 communities, engaged more than 131 youth leaders on the 2015 electioneering procedures and also created platforms for engaging public officer holders. He was a 2014 Carrington Fellow of the United States Consulate, Lagos where he served with the governance team for a year and moved in 2015 to become an Associate Fellow of the Nigerian Leadership Initiative and Social Innovator fellow of Leap Africa. Eyitayo also worked on a Commonwealth sponsored project between 2012 and 2013; the project provided enterprise support to more than 14 startups across Africa and engaged about 370 entrepreneurs on business leadership. Between 2013 and 2014, he was the Project and Strategies Lead of Initiatives of Change, Nigeria where he worked on 4 major development projects. He developed better models for volunteers management and team trainings. He managed the project “celebrating the unseen projects” and 4 governance dialogues which had about 160 top influencers in Nigeria discuss the future of political participation. He enjoys developing training programmes, managing enterprise support projects and mobilizing grassroot learning. He is more focused on human and institutional capital development in Nigeria. He currently serves as the Founder and Project team lead of PM Hub Nigeria, an organization working in 2 West African countries, 4 states and 15 universities developing the business competence and corporate leadership skills of young people.
Host Organization: Creative Associates International
Role at Host Organization: Eyitayo will provide support to a variety of internal and external clients using iterations of the CreativeU e-learning platform to promote active use of the courses, communities of practice, and resource libraries. He will also work to build new content partnerships to generate additional modules and resources with international and national partner organizations.