Peter Bamkole, PhD

Chief Operating Officer

Pan-Atlantic University

Peter Bamkole pioneered the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan-Atlantic University in January 2003, now one of the top enterprise development centers in Africa. As the Director of the Center, he is responsible for the overall program development, capacity building and support services to entrepreneurs and students across the university. Trained as a Mechanical Engineer in the UK, with MBA from IESE Business School in Spain and alumnus of Lagos Business School (Chief Executive Program), his 37 years’ cognate experience spans both public and private sectors. He is currently a PhD candidate at the International School of Management (ISM) in Paris.

A certified Master Trainer, Peter consults widely in Sub-Saharan Africa on entrepreneurship development and practice. He currently chairs the board of Nigeria Climate Innovation Center, International Breweries Foundation and a member of the Lagos State Research and Innovation Council among others. His current interest is designing new learning methods and e-support to SMEs.