Ademola is the founder of Rensource, a distributed energy company. He has lived and worked in Africa, the US, and Europe and has spent much of his career working with entrepreneurial management teams in challenging operating environments, focused on building or turning around early and growth stage enterprises.
Ademola previously led business development and corporate strategy for Aquifer, a London based investment company affiliated with the family office of Lord Sainsbury and the Gatsby Trust. In this capacity, he undertook activities that represented strategic support for developing, strengthening, and growing Aquifer’s businesses. He joined Aquifer from the Rockefeller Foundation in New York, where he was a founding member of the Innovation for Development and Impact Investing initiatives that led to the creation of the Global Impact Investing Network.
Ademola was also ‘entrepreneur in residence’ for Capricorn Investment Group, the Palo Alto-based investment arm of Jeff Skoll and the Skoll Foundation.
Ademola began his career in the global markets division of JPMorgan’s investment bank in New York, where he was responsible for the structuring and distribution of financial derivatives that helped the bank’s clients to mitigate or take credit and correlation risk.
Ademola is a panellist at the sixth Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, 13-14 November 2019.