Ore Olajide is a Partner in the prestigious law firm of Akinwumi & Busari LP. Prior to his admission, he worked as Company Secretary/Director, Legal Services of Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Limited (EMTS), a foremost telecommunication service provider in Nigeria trading as 9mobile. He was also a partner at Olaniwun Ajayi LP between January 2015 – July 2017.
Ore is an experienced Company Secretary and legal practitioner of over 36 years with a demonstrable track record of working on complex projects and commercial transactions such as the sale and transition of former Etisalat to the present 9mobile. He was also the General Counsel of one of West Africa’s leading FMCG producers- Nigerian Bottling Company Coca-Cola (Hellenic) where he implemented system wide corporate governance policies and business ethics practices amongst others. As an advocate of performance, change and people management, he brings his business compliance and management experience to the organizations where he has successfully served.
Over the years, Ore has provided solution-based advice to clients on risk assessments, audits and finance, corporate and compliance review procedures and reputational risk management.
Ore is widely traveled and has attended seminars and conferences all over the world. He is highly skilled in mediation, arbitration and international negotiation and diplomacy. He attended the International Diplomacy and Negotiation Program at the Harvard Law School. He is an alumni of the London Management School, Lagos Business School and the University of Lagos where he graduated in 1986. He is a member and facilitator at Institute of Directors (IoD), member Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria, member of both the Nigerian Bar and the International Bar Associations.