Mr. Adeniji has spent the greater part of the last 34 years in the financial services sector. His experience encompasses multilateral development finance, investment banking and asset management at top-flight institutions, most notably The World Bank/International Finance Corporation (IFC).
In 2002 he was a member of the Nigerian Securities & Exchange Commission Committee on Corporate Governance that drafted a muscular corporate governance code for listed companies.
A natural problem-solver, Segun possesses strong writing, analytical and managerial skills. He is an avid writer with a particular interest in fiction, political speechwriting and all genres of writing that both educate and inspire.
Segun is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TechnoFuture Nigeria Limited, a Lagos-based technology skills training company. The company is the West Africa franchisee for a Canadian computer-based e-learning product that teaches a unique combination of technology skills and entrepreneurship using age-specific content. A Train-the-Trainers component teaches educators how to use ICT in the classroom.
Moreover, Segun is a co-author of Economies of Help: The Concept Behind the Consortium for Humanitarian Intervention (International Psychology Bulletin, June 2015) – a collaborative, first-of-its-kind initiative that will focus on solving the complex issues involved in community crises (such as outbreaks of Ebola Virus Disease), healthcare inequities, humanitarian emergencies and/or relief situations.
Segun and his wife, Olufunke, recently co-founded Communities United to Remove Epidemics (the CURE Initiative). This Lagos-based NGO seeks to use proven psychological principles to reduce the outbreak of epidemics in resource-poor countries through creative interventions based on triggering behavioral change.
Segun read economics at Pembroke College, Cambridge University where he earned BA and MA degrees in 1986 and 1990, respectively. In 1986 he was awarded a Blue for representing the university at boxing in the lightweight division.
In 2001 he was nominated as one of the 100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum.
Segun and Olufunke have been married for 22 years and they have three extraordinary children.