Dr. Niyi Babatope is the Director of Research & Development of IFE Business School, he holds a Bachelors Degree (Hon.) and Master of Science (M.Sc) from University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife respectively in 1981 and 1985; a doctorate degree (Ph.D) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) of the University of Wales at Swansea, Wales in 1990 and 1993 respectively.
q He has attended several local and international conferences and workshop and is the immediate past Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Engineering Materials Development Institute (EMDI), a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Science & Technology (2005-2010). He holds membership and Fellowship of reputable professional bodies and societies both locally, U.K and the USA. Dr. Babatope specializes in Strategic Management of Science and Engineering based organization and was once the Director of defunct Babatope and Associates and currently manages the affairs of Ironu-ikoko Consulting Ltd.