Kemi Badru

  • Degree Programme: MBA
  • Global Nationality: Nigerian/British

Kemi is a UK Chartered Accountant with an undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences from University College London. Before the MBA, Kemi was a finance manager in financial services; she was part of a small team that worked on special projects to address and remediate financial and strategic issues and inefficiencies across multiple geographic locations. Kemi is an education champion and has worked to widen access to quality education for pupils in the communities she grew up in. She is the CFO of Canon Education, a social enterprise delivering STEM education to underprivileged students in Lagos, Nigeria, and is head of the finance committee at St Mary’s Primary School in London. Kemi is passionate about the role utilities and social infrastructure play in societies, and embarked on an MBA to transition into an investment role within the sector. At LBS, Kemi is an officer of the Infrastructure and Construction Club, a sponsorship officer for the Africa Club, and an active member of the Women in Business Club. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, running and lunching with friends.

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