Dr. Sunday Abayomi ADEBISI is an Associate Professor of Business Administration with research interest in Sustainable Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship Innovation, Competitive and Comparative Strategy as well as International Entrepreneurship. He is Director, Entrepreneurship and Skills Development Centre, University of Lagos, Nigeria. He won the hosting right of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence for Unemployment and Skills Development to make University of Lagos become the Leader and Hub in Africa for research in Sustainable Entrepreneurship and he is also the Director of this Centre of Excellence.
He was also the Lead Researcher (Rocket Data Star) of the Regional Entrepreneurship Accelerated Program (REAP); an Entrepreneurship programme that University of Lagos conducted in partnership with the MIT, United States of America He has about 50 journal articles in revered academic journals across the world. Among his awards is the UKRI-GCRF ARUA Capacity Building Grant of 600,000 British Pounds to fund his project across African Continent titled: Partnership, Research and Capacity Building for Youth Unemployment Solutions in Africa (PRAC 4 YUSA). Dr Adebisi was also the Project Manager and Research Advisor of the $500,000 Commercial Pilot of M(E)thanol Clean Cookstoves Project of the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) in Lagos, Nigeria, the first of its kind project in West Africa.
Dr Adebisi passion is to ensure that Africa replicates the Silicon Valley of America to engender sporadic innovation and entrepreneurship development for poverty eradication and economic self-sufficiency for Africa. Dr Adebisi is poised to making African youths gainfully engaged and productive not by working for anyone or queuing for the unavailable jobs, but by creating many business Start-ups right from Campus and grow them to business empires.