An Engineer, Investment Manager and Information Systems expert, who has criss-crossed the engineering, business, investment and information services sectors, set out as an engineer after he bagged a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the nation’s premier University, the University of Ibadan in 1995.
Due to his passion for Investment Management and Information System, he obtained an MBA in Investment Management and Information Systems from Pace University, New York in 2001.
He subsequently acquired professional skills in Mastering Partnerships and Strategic Alliances, Innovation for Growth, Project Finance for Public Private Partnerships, Change Management and Organizational Behaviour and Leadership.
Olalere had worked with the West African Batteries Limited as a Management Trainee; Kaypee Furniture Company as a Maintainance Engineer, Schlumberger – Drilling and Measurements, Nigeria as a Field Engineer.
He was equally at General Electric Energy-Contractual Services, Nigeria, UK and USA, as Sales and Contract Performance Manager in charge of Client Services and Sales, Project and Account Management before moving to Oando PLC, Nigeria as Head, Business Development; Business Development among other positions held in the company.
Until his nomination, he was at Axxela Limited Nigeria (formerly Oando Gas and Power Limited) as a Structured Ventures Executive.