Prof. Olayinka David-West

Prof. Olayinka David-West

Associate Dean, Lagos Business School

Olayinka David-West is a Professor of Information Systems with almost three decades experience in the IT and financial services industry and is a passionate advocate for digital transformation and inclusive finance. Her research and practice engagements involve policy and strategic management interventions towards digitally transformed businesses and society. 

Professor David-West is Associate Dean at the Lagos Business School and sits on the school’s Management Board. Since 2015, she has led the Sustainable and Inclusive Digital Financial Services (SIDFS) initiative, a research and advocacy initiative dedicated to enhancing financial inclusion in Nigeria. 

She mentors young women in STEM, and was featured on the Tech Women of Lagos exhibition, listed among the Leading Women in Nigeria’s Financial Technology Industry and profiled on FintechTimes as a leading financial inclusion in Africa expert.

Professor David-West holds a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Manchester Business School, and an MSc in Business Systems Analysis and Design from City University, London.