Lere Baale

Prof. Lere Baale is a visionary leader and passionate entrepreneur with experience in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Telecommunications and Higher Education sectors. He is a former member of the Governing Management Board of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and a Facilitator/Mentor at Fate Foundation.

Prof. Baale records over three decades of management work in leading world-class global businesses, including Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals where he was Regional Director for over a decade. He led projects on driving change, marketing, strategy management, customer performance culture, organisational efficiency, learning and development, covering over 30 countries in East, Central and West Africa.

Appointed as a Regional Director of Pfizer at age of 36, Prof. Baale led teams, initiatives, development and implementation of business strategies for rebuilding a local subsidiary of the biggest global pharmaceutical firm afresh starting from ground zero in Nigeria to cover over 22 countries.

Prof. Baale, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Lagos, is Chief Executive Officer of Business School Netherlands, Nigeria.