Adeolu Adesanya is a Doctoral Researcher in Innovation Economics at the University of Leicester. He currently serves as the Head of Research at the Innovation Institute UK, and has worked with the National Grid, UK’s largest utility. As a reflection of his focus on finding a solution to the slow rate of economic and sustainable development in developing countries he has been selected to speak at, The LSE Africa Summit 2015, University of Warwick’s Centre for Cultural Policy Studies: Researching Contemporary Culture in Africa 2015, CT Nigeria’s Next Chapter 2013. He has also served as panellist on several discussions on investment and infrastructural funding in Sub-Saharan Africa. Adeolu has conducted research on Fixed Income Markets with a Sub-Saharan Africa Markets focus for investment boutique firms in London, authorized by the PRA and regulated by the FCA that caters to institutional client.