Saturday, 3 December 2016

Seven Things You Should Know About Adebayo Ogunlesi Who Was Appointed By Trump

President-elect Donald Trump On Friday
appointed Nigerian man, Adebayo “Bayo”
Ogunlesi as member of the President’s
Strategic and Policy Forum.
The Forum, which is composed of some of
America’s most highly respected and
successful business leaders, will be called
upon to meet with the President frequently
to share their specific experience and
knowledge as the President implements his
plan to bring back jobs and Make America
Great Again.
The Forum will be chaired by Stephen A.
Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO, and Co-
Founder of Blackstone.
Adebayo “Bayo” Ogunlesi, Chairman and
Managing Partner, Global Infrastructure
Partners.
1. Ogunlesi is the son of T.O Ogunlesi of
Makun, Sagamu, Ogun State,Nigeria. His
father is the first Nigerian professor of
medicine. He attended Kings College,
Lagos.
2. Bayo Ogunlesi is Chairman and
Managing Partner of Global Infrastructure
Management, LLC, which is a private
equity firm with more than $35 billion in
assets under management and invests
worldwide in infrastructure assets in the
energy, transport, and water and waste
industry sectors.
3. Prior to founding Global Infrastructure
Management, Mr. Ogunlesi spent 23 years
at Credit Suisse where he held senior
positions, including Executive Vice
Chairman, Chief Client Officer, and Global
Head of Investment Banking.
4. Mr. Ogunlesi serves as a member of the
board of directors of Goldman Sachs,
Kosmos Energy, and Callaway Golf Co.
5. Mr. Ogunlesi holds a B.A. in Politics,
Philosophy and Economics from Oxford
University, a J.D. from Harvard Law
School, and an M.B.A. from Harvard
Business School.
6. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he was an
attorney with the New York law firm of
Cravath, Swaine & Moore. From 1980 to
1981, he served as a Law Clerk to the
Honorable Thurgood Marshall, Associate
Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
7. He was a lecturer at Harvard Law
School and the Yale School of Organization
and Management, where he taught a
course on transnational investment
projects in emerging countries.

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