Executive Director (2017-2020)
Oje Ivagba has 10 years of nonprofit management experience, with a focus on program design, training development, strategic planning, institutional development and partnership development. Prior to joining YEDI as its Executive Director, he served as Foundation Manager, Christopher Kolade Foundation; Chief Operating Officer – Rainbow Group and Director of Programs at LEAP Africa. He has led training on soft skills, ethical leadership, social innovation and business development programs – benefiting over 15000 stakeholders across the six geo-political regions of Nigeria. He managed the implementation of the Leadership, Ethics and Civics (LEC) program in public schools in five states; which benefitted 20,000 people (students and teachers) and emerged as finalists for the FT/Citi Ingenuity Awards in 2013. Oje is highly regarded for his resourcefulness and integrity. He holds a first degree in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos and is an alumnus of the Centre for Creative Leadership, Enterprise Development Centre – Pan Atlantic University and Monterey Institute for International Studies.
Our Past Leadership
The journey of YEDI is influenced by its passionate and competent leadership that continues to inspire and support the direction of the organisation. YEDI pays tribute to:
Cofounder & Managing Director