Adedoyin Adeleke

Founder/Executive Director International Support Network for African Development (ISNAD-Africa)

Adedoyin Adeleke

Founder/Executive Director International Support Network for African Development (ISNAD-Africa)

Biography

Adedoyin Adeleke is the Founder and Executive Director of the International Support Network for African Development (ISNAD-Africa), a sustainable energy researcher and currently pursues a doctoral degree within the UNESCO Chair in Energy for Sustainable Development at the Department of Energy, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. Adedoyin holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and a multidisciplinary master’s degree in Energy Studies from Nigeria’s premier university, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, both in Nigeria. His interest in using theoretical knowledge to impact social and economic development led him to co-invent a 10-seconds chicken de-feathering machine during his undergraduate studies. As his master’s dissertation, he researched on the “Sustainability of Solar Mini-Grids in Nigeria” which profiles factors responsible for failure and success of solar mini-grids in Nigeria.