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Obafemi's expertise lies in Business Performance Management & Measurement; Business Sustainability & Innovation, and Finance. He adopts Management Science diagnostic thinking that soft - OR provides to solve messy organisational strategic and business performance problems. An active researcher and author, his latest work investigated 'the performance innovation enablers of knowledge sharing and transfer as a catalyst for improved performance in private-public partnership organisation' and is in the publication process. His ongoing work is titled 'Greening NE SMEs and Netzero global agenda as a catalyst for green jobs'. He recently developed a novel qualitative research method, with a step-by-step guide for implementation named Trans Positional Cognition Approach, which he applies in his work. Obafemi is the author of several conference papers and journal articles and also co-author of the business performance innovation book titled; Using Balanced scorecard to improve organisational performance: a toolkit for executives.

Obafemi has considerable teaching experience that includes programme and module leadership and curriculum, module and learning materials development experiences. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Banking and Finance from Olabisi Onabanjo University Nigeria, and an MSc in Business Analysis and Consulting degree from the University of Strathclyde Business School Glasgow, United Kingdom. He also holds a PhD in Management Science from the University of Strathclyde, Department of Management Science Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow, UK. Obafemi also holds an MBA specialising in Banking and Strategic Financial Management from ESUT Business School. He holds a teaching qualification, is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK,  a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers Nigeria and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment United Kingdom.  

Before joining academia, Obafemi had over a decade of industry experience working in the banking, accounting and financial service sectors for different organisations in the United Kingdom and Nigeria.

Obafemi is happy to receive prospective PhD Student's proposals in the area of Performance Management & Measurement, SME Sustainability & Innovation and Finance, Green thinking & Net Zero Global Agenda. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Towards Understanding Knowledge Workers Lived Experience of Service Productivity in the Banking Sector, University of Strathclyde

Master, MSc. Business Analysis and Consulting, University of Strathclyde

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