Olusola Kolawole joined the services of the Centre in 1998, after a stint in the Banking sector. He holds a Higher National Diploma of the Lagos State Polytechnic and a Master of Business Administration of the Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University). He is a Full Member of the Nigerian institute for Training and Development (NITAD), an Associate of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) and an Affiliate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM). He is also a Chartered Trainer by the Nigerian National Council for Management Development while at work in the Centre, he rose through the ranks in learning and development as well as Management Consultancy. He has participated at various local and international courses and conferences including those of the International Federation of Training and Development Organisations (IFTDO), the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and the “Writing Winning Proposals” programme organised by MDF in Nairobi Kenya. As Director of Management Consultancy, he provides leadership for the Centre’s reach-out arm and coordinates performance assessment, management consultancy and organisational development activities of the Centre.