Mr. Tunde Gbajumo

Deputy Chief of Party PA-NPSP

Mr. Tunde Gbajumo

Deputy Chief of Party PA-NPSP

Biography

Mr.   Tunde   Gbajumo is the current  Deputy  Chief of  Party of   Power  Africa  Nigeria Power Sector Program (PA-NPSP), a USAID funded project which is Power Africa’s signature initiative for Nigeria that supports comprehensive power sector reform. He is an experienced power sector reform professional with over 26 years career in IPP development and energy finance that has spanned across geographies including Nigeria, Ghana, Mauritania, Tanzania, Liberia, and the Republic of Benin.

Prior to his role with  PA-NPSP,   Mr.   Gbajumo  was the  CEO  and  Board   Member of Symbion   Power, Commercial   Director and   Board   Member of   AES   Nigeria   Barge Limited, a subsidiary of AES Corporation USA, and was involved in overseeing the development of the 300MW AES power plant in Lagos which is acknowledged as the first Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Nigeria. In that role, he participated in the first non-government project finance deal in the Nigerian power sector. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales and a Bachelor’s degree   (Economics)   in   Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Buckingham, United Kingdom.