Director, Enterprise Development Centre, Pan-Atlantic University
Peter Bamkole pioneered the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan-Atlantic University in January 2003, a model which has been replicated in four African countries (Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania & Rwanda). As the Director of the Centre, he is responsible for the overall program development, capacity building and support services to entrepreneurs. Trained as a Mechanical Engineer in the UK, with an MBA from IESE Business School in Spain, his almost three-decade cognate experience spans both the public and private sectors. (Oil Industry; Water Supply and Education). He led the Goldman Sachs 10,000 women initiative in Nigeria, Diamond Bank’s Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) and many other partnerships in Nigeria. With the support of The Coca Cola Africa Foundation, he has developed a new generation of NGO leaders in Nigeria. Mr Bamkole is currently developing a new generation of NGO leaders in Nigeria. He worked in Elf Oil Nigeria Ltd as their Lubricants Manager and was responsible for market expansion, raw materials procurement, supervision of technical sales engineers and third party blending contracts.