Adesola has 15 years’ experience in finance, audit, risk management, IT consulting, business improvement strategy, private equity investment and health systems strengthening. He was a Senior Consultant with the Audit and Business Assurance division of KPMG in Nigeria where he led statutory audits, IT assurance and financial advisory engagements across West Africa.
He served as an investment executive with The Abraaj Group (formerly Aureos Capital). He was an active member of the team that managed over $160m investments in companies across West Africa; implementing value creation strategies and managing financial and investment risks to ensure business integrity and performance.
Adesola also served as the Chief Financial & Operations Officer of Echolily Investments LLC, owners of a healthcare group comprising multi-specialist hospitals, pharmaceuticals distributor and diagnostic centres. He was a key member of the executive team that managed the business expansion from a single location to five centres across states and tripled the Group’s revenue.
He is a consultant to the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF) where he engages with over 100 Medical Directors of private hospitals to address complex and fundamental health system challenges and improve their governance, financial management systems, and business sustainability. He also consults with the Healthcare Leadership Academy (HLA) as a resource person for the Healthcare Financial Management Workshop.
Adesola holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science, and he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the International Health Economics Association (iHEA).