Tope, a Programme Manager, holds an MBA, a Bachelor of Science degree in Demography and Social Statistics from the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Higher National Diploma in Accounting and Auditing, Diploma in Project Management and Diploma in Computer Technology. He has about 19 years’ experience in both private and public sectors in Nigeria, with expertise in research and consulting, administration, human resources, management of community development programmes especially in agriculture and health. He is skilled in needs assessment, sustainable livelihood assessment, baseline studies, workshop facilitation and monitoring and evaluation of projects. He was certified in October 2008 as a Trainer by the partners (USAID-MARKETS, DFID-PrOpCom, PFD, GTZ-EoPSD, and NFRA) who sponsored the Nigerian Agricultural Enterprise Curriculum for Producers and Input suppliers/Processors. Tope is happily married with 2 sons and a daughter.