Olanrewaju Oniyitan is a skilled consultant, entrepreneur, author, speaker & advocate, focusing on creating wealth, jobs, incomes and economic growth.
Lanre founded and leads W-Holistic Business Solutions. She also serves as the Executive Director for the firm’s non-profit – SEED Care & Support Foundation. She began her career at KPMG Professional Services in the Business Advisory and Risk Management Units. She also has extensive experience as an International Development expert working with organisations and/or projects funded by FCDO, World Bank, GIZ, OXFAM, Stanford University, African Development Bank (AfDB), Heifer International, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, amongst others. Lanre currently sits on the board of Jessefield Microfinance Bank and The Neo Child Initiative.
Lanre has worked closely with international and local private sector actors, federal & state governments, development agencies, academia, membership-based organisations & non-government organisations in a wide range of sectors. She has worked on several notable international development and entrepreneurship projects.
She is a 2019 Obama African Leader and the recipient of several awards and recognitions. Based on her contribution in the enterprise and social space, she has been featured on various media, panels, seminars and conferences. Lanre has moderated several high-level panels including panels at the Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) – the world’s premier forum for African agriculture and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) – biennial summit meeting of the governmental leaders from all Commonwealth nations.
Lanre loves learning, thinking and creating innovative and sustainable solutions to complex global issues.