Dr. David Fasanya

Director of Strategy, Economic Innovation Institute for Africa

Dr. David Fasanya is chief strategist at Iris Bennett Consulting International (IBCI). He specializes in strategy advisory and business transformation. He brings fresh and valuable insights and has consulted on large scale projects for Morgan Stanley, Astra Zeneca, JP Morgan Chase, NHS Trust, Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) UK, PFP Energy, Silent Talker AI, and OPCC-West Yorkshire in developed economies. He has also implemented solutions for Zenith Bank, TCC Ogere, Cyberspace NG and Union Bank, and facilitated for May and Baker Plc, Pfizer Pharma, DHL, Poise Finishing School, UAC Foods & Cool FM in developing economies.

Author of the Junglepreneur book on strategic adaptation, he brings unique perspectives to overlaps of business theory and practice. He has co-authored articles in leading publications like the Journal of Business Research. Currently, he is researching African economies, policies, and strategies that enhance FDI and comparative advantages in a post-Covid context.

Among others, he holds an MSc (with Distinction) in International Business & Finance from Leicester Business School and a PhD in Management (International Business) from Lancaster University.