Adebayo Ogunlesi Biography | 6 Facts U Need To Know About Him

Dr. Quist Amelia n Adebayo Ogunlesi biography
Dr. Quist Amelia n Adebayo Ogunlesi biography

Adebayo Ogunlesi Biography And 6 Facts You Need To Know About Him

Brief Adebayo Ogunlesi biography

Full Name: Adebayo Ogunlesi net worth
Date Of Birth / Place Of Birth: 1953 / Sagamu, Ogun, Nigeria
Occupation: Investment Banker

Adebayo Ogunlesi is a top Nigerian businessman based in the United States Of America, USA, he is currently a leading executive at Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation (CSFB), which is an arm of the Zurich-based global investment bank.

Adebayo Ogunlesi biography
Adebayo Ogunlesi biography

Adebayo Ogunlesi was born in the year 1953 in Sagumi Ogun State, Nigeria and is the son of Prof. T.O Ogunlesi of Makun. His father is a great scholar and the first Nigerian professor of medicine. He is married to Dr. Amelia Quist-Ogunlesi. As a boy Adebayo Ogunlesi attended Kings College Lagos, then proceeded to he Oxford University in England where he received his B.A in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, he had a first class B.A honours. After his degree at the Oxford University, he attended the Havard Law school where he obtained his J.D. magna and also got his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

After earning his law degree and a master’s degree, Ogunlesi entered private practice with the firm of Cravath, Swaine and Moore in New York City. Ogunlesi later joined the Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation (CSFB) and was made a managing director in the year 1993. As managing director he made a lot of breakthroughs, he was head of a team which raised $400 million for a Tri Energy project in Thailand, and also helped a British firm break ground in China on the Mezhiou Wan power project.

In the year 2002, he was made head of global investment banking at the firm which was one of the most influential divisions, with assets of $2.8 billion. Adebayo Ogunlesi is also a member of the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs and was named lead director on 24 July 2014.

Dr. Quist Amelia n Adebayo Ogunlesi biography
Dr. Quist Amelia n Adebayo Ogunlesi biography

Top 6 Things You Need To Know About Adebayo Ogunlesi Biography

  •  He is the son of the first Nigerian professor of medicine.
  • Adebayo Ogunlesi along with W. Randy Eaddy, were the first two blacks to become Review editors at the Harvard Law School.
  • He worked at Credit Suisse for about 23 years, holding positions as the executive vice chairman, global head of investing banking and chief client officer and during his time in the company.
  • He was once a lecturer as he lectured at the Harvard Law School and Yale School of Organization and Management.
  • According to Blomberg he is worth $900 million
  • Adebayo Ogunlesi is the chairman and managing partner of Global Infrastructure Management, LLC.

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