About Obafemi


Obafemi Ogunleye is a scholar-practitioner that is responsible for designing and managing projects related to education and his other areas of expertise. He has over ten years of experience working with colleges and universities, cultural institutions, government agencies, NGOs, and international development organizations around the world. His combination of both academic and business skills have proven useful for contributing to knowledge and improving the operations of organizations.

Obafemi’s academic background includes a master’s degree in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies and a bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business. Currently, he is a doctoral student in Comparative and International Development Education at the University of Minnesota with a minor in Program Evaluation.

His research broadly examines the effects of globalization on education policymaking across Nigeria and other African countries. In his dissertation project, he investigates the rise of the “Center of Excellence” agenda in higher education from the perspectives of various actors and institutions involved with a particular policy intervention.

Through both his independent and collaborative work, Obafemi continues to make positive impacts in the field of education and beyond.


Obafemi continuously works on a range of initiatives revolving around his areas of expertise and interest, primarily: Research, and Project Management.


For inquiries regarding collaboration or consultation with Obafemi, contact ooo@obafemiogunleye.com