OWODEYI, Anifat Abimbola (Mrs.)
Director, Planning and Research

Anifat Abimbola Owodeyi Mrs., is Director of Planning and Research. She joined the services of the Centre in 1997 as Senior Research Fellow, after a 5-year stint at The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria as an Administrative officer (Public Relations.)

She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Education) Degree of the University of Ilorin in English Language; a Master of Arts of the University of Ibadan in Communication Arts and  an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Management Consultancy Practice and Organisational Transformation of the International Professional Managers Association UK.

She is a Licensed Professional Senior Member IPMA-UK; a licensed Professional Full Member   Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN); Full Member , Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) (Chartered). and Associate Fellow of the International Association of Research Schorlars and Administrators (USA).

As Head of the Centre’s Planning and Research Directorate, she provides leadership for the coordination of corporate planning, journal publication, library services , research survey and statistical activities. In the area of staff capacity building, she provides critical leadership for the coordination and delivery of the Centre’s monthly staff seminars and Management Retreats. 

She is a well experienced Knowledge Capital and Factual Products facilitator and consultant having worked in a learning and development Institution for over 27 years.

Mrs. Abimbola Owodeyi is well-travelled and happily married with children.