CAPPA – Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa

Ogunlade, Olamide Martins

Position: Programme Manager

Ogunlade Olamide Martins is a social advocate and development enthusiast. With over six years’ experience in the social space, he has built capacity in social research, baseline analysis, policy advocacy, impact assessment, environmental governance, and climate change. Originally trained as a geologist in the University, his passion for social work influenced his career choice. He is a course graduate of the University of Washington Leadership and Management in Health LMIH 2017 and a certified facilitator from the same institution.

Olamide Martins was once the watershed consultant to the World-Bank Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in Ekiti State and have also managed projects supported by National Democratic Institute (NDI), UKAid, USAid, Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), African Women Development Fund (AWDF) among others successfully.

He is a He4She Champion, an award given to him by Ekiti State Government in 2020 in recognition of his contribution to gender justice and women socio-political emancipation.

At CAPPA he is a team player. He adds his voice to challenge and halt corporate abuse especially as it relates to climate change and the extractives. He engages relevant documents and make inclusive recommendations for policy review.