Mrs Folasade Adefisayo is an Education Activist with a passion for student learning, school transformation and teacher training.
She has nearly 40 years working experience spanning banking operations, organizational restructuring, human resource management, international trade and education. She retired from Corona Schools’ Trust Council in 2010 after twelve years of service where she was the Executive Director and CEO for over 8 years. She voluntarily served as the Director of the Corona Secondary School, Agbara from 2010 to 2014 and finally retired from the services of the Trust Council in August 2014.
Mrs Folasade Adefisayo is dedicated to improving other peoples’ lives and has served as a volunteer with a number of NGOs – Federal Nigerian Society for the Blind, Volunteer Corps, Junior Achievement, Fate Foundation, Yedi, Teach for Nigeria, Oando Foundation, SWORTE Talks among others.
She is presently an educational consultant engaged in providing broad-based education consulting services ranging from school transformation, teacher recruitment and training, school set up and management, school and NGO board development and school operations management. She is the Principal Consultant/CEO of Leading Learning Limited, an educational consultancy incorporated in 2014.
Folasade Adefisayo is a Merit Award winner of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and a University Scholar of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She got certified as a Professional Educator in 2011 and also embarked on an online post-graduate course of the University of Nottingham. She graduated with distinctions at both the diploma and master’s levels.
She was appointed Lagos state Commissioner of Education by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in August, 2019.