Our Advisory Council

 

Temitope Adeniji-Adele

Advisor

areas of expertise

  • Public Policy

  • Growth strategy

  • Strategic Planning

  • Organizational Development

education

  • MPA, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • BSc, University of Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria.

She has over 30 years of experience in public sector management, government sector planning, financial analysis, public policy, operations, and decision analysis….

With over 30 years of experience in public sector management, government sector planning, financial analysis, public policy, operations, and decision analysis, Temitope has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly understand government needs and craft the most suitable solutions.

Cloneshouse Nigeria disruptive cooperation with government ministry, department and agencies is quite laudable. This set them apart from other traditional consulting companies.

Before retiring from the civil service in 2017, Temitope was a deputy director at the Federal Ministry of Water Resources facilitating development cooperation with bilateral and multilateral agencies including African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW), Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA), United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF),UN-Habitat, and China’s Department of Foreign Aid of the Ministry of Commerce (Now China International Development Cooperation Agency).

Previously, Temitope held various management positions in the Nigeria government at the Federal Ministry of Education; Head of the Civil Service of the Federation; Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development; and the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. At these government ministries, she focused on designing and developing sector wide strategic papers, and providing technical support in program planning. During her career with the Nigerian government, she was a member of several inter ministerial committees which included – Development of the National Strategy for Public Service Reform; Infrastructure and Finance Mechanism Committee of Lagos-Ogun Megacity Authority; National Gender Data Bank; Development of NEEDS II ( National Economic Empowerment Development strategy) and a list of others. Her early days working with the Nigerian government was spent as a Chief Scientific Officer at the Department of Water Supply and Quality Control.

Jody Zall Kusek

Advisor

areas of expertise

  • Strategic Planning

  • Program Design

  • Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Research

  • Country Assistance Strategy

education

  • MBA, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • Master of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

  • BSc., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.

Formerly, an adjunct Professor of International Public Policy at the University of Maryland. Author of “Ten Steps to a Results-Based M&E System”. She has over…

She has over thirty years experience helping organizations improve program design and implementation through the use of monitoring and evaluation and better strategic planning. She has authored four books and several publications on these topics, the most recent book published in October 2014. Governments, NGOs, Universities, and others have used her books to improve their knowledge of how to monitor and evaluate programs, and policies. “Ten Steps to a Results Based M&E System” has been translated into nine languages and used in major universities around the world.

Cloneshouse Nigeria comes up with ideas that are actually implementable for their clients. That is their strength compared to other consulting companies.

Jody’s focus is on the practical use of tools, and other diagnostic instruments to support resource and strategic planning for national development or for program planning. She was a retired advisor and thought leader at the World Bank on results based management and co-designed the first model used for country assistance strategy planning, and project assessment. Jody has worked in over 46 countries, in Africa, the Middle East, East and South Asia, Central Asia, and Central America. She continued her work as Adjunct Professor of International Public Policy at the University of Maryland, in the USA and lecturer at the University of Witwaterstrand in Jonannesburg, South Africa. Jody is retired but continues to support private sector organizations in Africa in their efforts to help governments improve program planning and strategy planning.

Ibrahim Babagana

Advisor

areas of expertise

  • Research

  • Strategic Planning

  • Human Resources
  • Public Private Partnership

  • Power Sector Transformation

education

  • MSc., University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • BSc., Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.

He has over 30 years of experience in public-private management, public enterprise development. Highly regarded for his knowledge on public private partnership…

With over 30 years of experience in public-private management, business planning, financial analysis, operations, and decision analysis, Mallam Babagana has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly understand public-private enterprise businesses and craft the most suitable solutions.

Cloneshouse Nigeria comes up with context specific approaches that are coherent with country policies. Their depth of knowledge in development cooperation is distinct and incomparable.

Before retiring from the Nigeria public service in early 2019, Mallam Babagana was a Director at the Post Transaction Management Department of the Bureau of Public Enterprises where he was able to set up a results-based monitoring and evaluation framework for the post-privatization monitoring of privatized enterprises.

Previously, Mallam Babagana held various management positions in the public service at the Bureau of Public Enterprise, focusing on capital markets, post transaction risk management, and labor issues. He started his working career with the University of Maiduguri, where he taught sociology for 12 years, before he joined the services of the then National Electricity Power Authority as a senior manager in recruitment.

His current private consulting work focuses on governance in the Power sector of Nigeria

Beatrice Tschinkel

Advisor

areas of expertise

  • Growth strategy

  • Evaluation Design
  • SME Development
  • Youth Employment

  • Private Sector Development

education

  • PhD, Vienna University of Business and Economics, Austria.
  • MSc, University of Münster, Germany.

A Private Sector Development expert with more than fifteen years of experience in the implementation of technical assistance projects and programmes. She has…

With over 15 years of experience implementing technical assistance and programs in private sector development, Beatrice has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly understand entrepreneurs’ businesses and craft the most suitable solutions.

Cloneshouse Nigeria provides a first class level support for international development partners seeking cooperation with national consultants. The support they provide pre-design is impeccable.

Beatrice has spent most of her career in Africa – Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, and Ghana, but has also worked in Central America and Palestine. She has mainly worked on the topics of youth employment as well as promotion of business start-ups and SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) in the context of local economic and market systems development. She is currently the project manager for GrEEn, a four year joint project implemented in the Ashanti and Western regions of Ghana by the European Union, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ghana, the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and SNV.

Previously, Beatrice held various consulting positions at the European Commission, GIZ, Adam Smith International, Austrian Development Agency, and most recently as Team Leader with GOPA Consultants on the Nigeria SEDIN (Pro-poor Growth and Promotion of Employment) program, focusing on SMEs and startup development.

Beatrice holds a Ph.D. in Development Economics from the Vienna University of Business and Economics in Austria and a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Münster in Germany.

Meet our band

Katie Mayr

Lead Technology Engineer

areas of expertise

  • Public Policy

  • Data Science

  • Growth strategy

  • Business Analytics

  • Geo-spatial Analytics

education

  • PhD, University of North Carolina, USA.
  • MSc, University of North Carolina, USA.
  • BSc, University of North Carolina, USA.

She has over 20 years of experience in geospatial analysis, data extraction, map service publishing. She has a PhD from the University of North Carolina in…

With over 20 years of experience in location analysis, data extraction, map service publishing, Tableau Dash-boarding, and Arc GIS online storytelling web app creation, Katie adds a depth of experience needed to provide geo-spatial solutions to government and non government organizations.

Cloneshouse Nigeria comes up with innovative ideas that are actually implementable. The ideas are not only innovative, but are cost- effective to government institutions seeking affordable and reliable service.

Before joining Cloneshouse Nigeria in early 2015, Katie worked with the Department of City and Regional Planning at North Carolina. Previously, Katie held various technical positions in Philadelphia at Hawkson Studios, focusing on geometry editing and topology validation tools. She has also worked as a senior geo-spatial analyst consultant to the United Nations Office for Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), and the United Nations High Commissioners for Refugees (UNHCR).

At Cloneshouse Nigeria, she leads the design and development of location based monitoring and evaluation tools that are used for creating real time situation awareness, and analysis.

Oludotun Babayemi

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist

areas of expertise

  • Content Analysis

  • Evaluation Design

  • Strategy Planning

  • Data Management

  • Business transformation

education

  • MA, University of Saarland, Saarbrucken, Germany.

  • Graduate Diploma, University of London, England.

  • Graduate Certificate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

  • BSc, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife, Nigeria.

Has over 12 years of experience designing and developing monitoring and evaluation systems for organizations. Author of Accountability Technologies, and a Stanford…

With more than 12 years of experience in development cooperation,  entrepreneurship, organization development, business planning, financial analysis, operations, and decision analysis, Oludotun has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly understand organization’s need and craft the most suitable solutions.

Cloneshouse Nigeria mission to strengthen institution in Africa by providing technical assistance in the area of monitoring and evaluation is quite pertinent to – reflecting on the past, present and future of Africa.

Before committing his time to Cloneshouse Nigeria, Oludotun was the Country Director of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Earth Hour project in Nigeria, and also the co-founder of Connected Development (CODE). Previously, Oludotun held various analytics positions in Lagos at Pfizer Incorporated, and at Internews, USA focusing on product quality control and data mining respectively. He has also worked as a research scholar fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington DC, USA.

At Cloneshouse Nigeria, Oludotun leads multi-sector monitoring and evaluation activities from pre-design to evaluation use stage. In the past 10 years, he has been involved in development evaluation of programs with the Japan International Corporation Agency, European Union Commission, GIZ , and Department for International Development (DFID).

Oludotun is a Stanford University Draper Hills Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law Fellow; a member of the Nigeria Evaluation Association; the American Evaluation Association and the Institute of Management Consultants.

Noelle Uloko

Administrative and Business Development Manager

areas of expertise

  • Growth strategy

  • Financial Analysis

  • Strategic Planning

  • Human Resources

  • Business transformation

education

  • MBA, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna, Nigeria.

  • BSc., University of Jos, Nigeria

She has nearly 8 years of experience in expert recruitment, contract and cooperation management, business planning, and financial analysis. Worked on reviews…

With nearly 8 years of experience in expert recruitment, management, business planning, financial analysis, operations, and decision analysis, Noelle has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly understand clients’ businesses and craft the most suitable solutions.

Cloneshouse Nigeria thrives to provide cost effective services to government institutions. The value for money is evident in our client’s testimonies.

Since 2016, she held a management position responsible for developing development cooperation policies, operations, administration, and management of staff resources and training. She was responsible for international liason on Cloneshouse Nigeria’s German Development Cooperation (GIZ), European Union and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) projects at the design and tendering stage.

Noelle has worked on reviews and feasibility studies on public enterprises; financial technology; micro, small, and medium enterprises; polio interventions, basic education in a number of countries in Africa, including projects of the Department for International Development (DFID); Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA);, European Union (EU);, and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ).

 She is a seasoned human capacity development enthusiast, leading the various training programs at Cloneshouse Nigeria. Over the years, she has focused on helping diverse organizations equip their A-Teams to deliver cutting edge solutions that tally with their goals. She recently facilitated the planning and execution of a Pan-African professional training for development specialists attending from within and outside Nigeria.

Adewale Dare 

Finance Manager

areas of expertise

  • Cash Flow Management

  • Corporate Governance

  • Auditing
  • Profitability Restoration

  • Financial Policy and Procedures

  • Business transformation

  • Grant/Acquisition Compliance

education

  • MSc, University of Northampton, UK.

  • BSc., Achievers University Owo, Nigeria

He has nearly 16 years of experience in finance management for multilateral and bilateral development projects. Has certifications in ACA, ACMA, ACCA, PMI, ACSI, ACFE, IPSAS, and FCAI.

Adewale is a highly accomplished and focused global Sr. Financial Executive with a proven record of success in directing financial operations and dynamic executive leadership career in International NGO, Multi-Million dollar organizations with a rich mix of finance, operations, internal/external processes, technical savvy and business development. A seasoned IFRS/IPSAS expert and respected analyst on Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting matters, with over 15 years practical training experience spanning virtually across every section of business endeavor and the academics.

Cloneshouse Nigeria thrives to provide cost effective services to government institutions. The value for money is evident in our client’s testimonies.

At Cloneshouse, he shows paramount efforts in maximizing performance of financial operations with emphasis on strategy formulation, policy and procedure development, cost reduction, and profitability improvement.

Adewale has demonstrated keen expertise in client finance compliance including projects of the Mastercard Foundation, United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Department for International Development (DFID); Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA);European Union (EU); and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ).

Samuel Ugbaja

 

Research Analyst

areas of expertise

  • Research

  • Data Management

  • Renewable Energy

  • Computational Simulation

  • Environmental Management

education

  • PhD, KwaZulu-Natal University, South Africa

  • MSc, University of Lagos, Nigeria

  • BSc, University of Calabar, Nigeria.

Has over 20 years of experience in research, environmental and waste management. He is currently a PhD candidate at the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical…

With over 20 years of experience in research, evaluation management, waste management, alternative energy engineering, operations, and decision analysis, Samuel has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly understand government’s need and craft the most suitable solutions.

Cloneshouse Nigeria work with government institutions and departments in any part of Nigeria, and Africa at large. Getting to know where our clients are, and how to improve what is been done remains the firms priority.

Before joining Cloneshouse Nigeria in late 2016, Samuel was a Senior Research Assistant at Renewable Energy Program, of the Federal Ministry of Environment where he actively headed the Research & Development activities of the department. His roles evolved from the development of the Rural Energy Access Program (REAP) which was aimed at ensuring affordable and sustainable clean energy access to the rural poor and reducing black carbon emissions to being actively involved in the Rural Women and Energy Security where over 1 million rural women in Nigeria were equipped with clean energy technologies/alternatives.

He was involved in preparing the first policy document on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency as well as the Action Plans for its implementation in Nigeria. prior to working at the Federal Ministry of Environment, he worked as an Environmental Consultant to Ravenwell Power Nigeria Limited where he assisted in registering and initiating all processes involved in establishing independent 50-100MW of solar plants across different states in the Northern part of Nigeria through the regulatory agencies involved.

At Cloneshouse Nigeria, Samuel has led multi-state evaluations in the area of Water, Health; and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. Samuel is currently a PhD candidate at the School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences of the Faculty of Health, at the University of KwaZulu Natal South Africa, where is major area of study is on on computational aided drug design and simulations.

Benita Siloko

Research Analyst

areas of expertise

  • Research

  • Social Justice

  • Human Security

  • Strategic Planning

  • Environmental Management

education

  • MSc, Northumbria University, Newcastle, England.

  • MSc, University of Derby, England.

  • BSc, University of Portharcourt, Nigeria.

She has 6 years experience conducting research and monitoring and evaluation in the area of environmental sustainability. She is currently a PhD candidate at…

With over 6 years of experience in environmental management, international development, climate change advocacy, oil companies and community mediation, operations, and decision analysis, Benita’s work at Cloneshouse Nigeria has been important in conducting research, and providing solutions to environmentally degraded communities.

Consulting WP comes up with results that are actually implementable. That is their strength compared to other consulting companies.

Before joining Cloneshouse Nigeria in late 2019, Benita started Girls Green Power Initiative (GGPI). GGPI empower and tell stories from the water pot on how women and girls cope with lack of access to potable water supply and advocate for a sustainable source of water supply. Previously, Benita held a management position at the secretariat of the Nigeria Environmental Society (NES), and she is a member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, United Kingdom, where she holds an associate membership (AIEMA). Focusing on research, and environmental risk assessment. She has provided her research expertise in the area of environmental management to non-government organizations in Nigeria, England and Germany. She is currently a PhD candidate at Northumbria University, Newcastle United Kingdom, where she previously concluded a masters degree in International development.

Onochie Mokwunye

Senior Monitoring and Evaluation

 

areas of expertise

  • M&E Planning

  • Data Management

  • Public Sector Policy

  • Development Finance

  • Local Resource Mobilization

education

  • Graduate Certificate, University of Witwatersrand.

  • Graduate Certificate, United Nations Institute for Training and Research.

  • BSc, University of Portharcourt, Nigeria.

He is highly regarded for his experience with developing M&E Plans, data collection and analysis of large scale civil society programmes. Has over 10 years…

With over 10 years of experience in health sector policy and planning, design and implementation of health sensitive and regenerative agriculture projects, civil society capacity building programmes, research surveys, data collection and analysis and project monitoring and evaluation, Onochie has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly develop monitoring and evaluation systems that provides value for money on public sector spending.

Cloneshouse Nigeria designs inclusive, cost-effective, monitoring and evaluation approaches for state institutions. With this we believe institutions can become sustainable.

Onochie is a senior expert with extensive experience in technical assistance and capacity building programmes. He has competently implemented development evaluations of the health, power and education sector, in cooperation with government authorities, agencies, line ministries, and donors: EU (DEVCO & ECHO), JICA and DFID) in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa regions.

He is highly regarded for his experience with developing M&E Plans, data collection and analysis of large scale civil society programmes, notably OXFAM, Palladium, Amnesty International and The Girl Generation. He has worked on Food Security Assessments in North Eastern Nigeria, Nutrition Response Analysis for FAO Nigeria and earlier large scale nutrition surveillance surveys for Save the Children in Nigeria. He is an alumni of CLEAR AA (Centers for Learning, Evaluation and Research) and MDF West Africa.

Thelma Obiakor

Lead, Research and Evaluation

areas of expertise

  • Research

  • Public Policy

  • Data Management

  • Development Communication

  • Poverty Reduction Strategies

education

  • MSc, University of Cambridge, England.
  • BSc, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

She has over 7 years of experience in research, financial, macro and micro economics.she leads the research team in rigorous assessment of public institutions…

With over 7 years of experience in research, management, multi sector analysis, financial analysis, macro and micro economics, teaching, and decision analysis, Thelma has the breadth and depth of experience needed to conduct multi-sector, and middle to large scale research that influence policy and decision making

Cloneshouse Nigeria designs inclusive, cost-effective, monitoring and evaluation approaches for state institutions. With this we believe institutions can become sustainable.

Prior to joining us in late 2017, Thelma worked as a researcher in think tanks and research organisations across Canada and Nigeria, and has spearheaded research funded by large donor organisations. Outside of research, she has taught economics at the undergraduate level in Canada, and at the high school level in public schools in Nigeria.

In 2019, she authored the Nigeria Readiness Assessment (NRA), an assessment of federal ministries in Nigeria for Results – Based Monitoring and Evaluation.

Steven Adeboye

Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

areas of expertise

  • Strategic Planning

  • Data Analysis

  • Data Auditing and Verification

  • Database Management

  • Project Monitoring and Evaluation

education

  • Master of Data Science, Edureka University of Technology, India

  • MSc. Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.
  • BSc. Tai Solarin University, Ogun, Nigeria

Has more than 8 years of experience leading development cooperation with Malaria Consortium; DevTech System on PEPFAR; CAMRIS Int’l on USAID; Mott Mac Donald

With over 8 years of experience in development cooperation, management, country assistance planning, program data analysis, software engineering, operations, and decision analysis, Steven has the breadth and depth of experience needed to carry out monitoring and evaluation of project, programs and policies.

Cloneshouse Nigeria promotes the culture of monitoring and evaluation in Nigeria. Her capacity building programmes are the most sought after in Africa.

Steven has worked in Nigeria and Ghana on different areas of international interventions such as Education, Health (HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, Nutrition), Agriculture, WASH Peace and Governance with organizations such as the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA); Malaria Consortium; DevTech System by PEPFAR (The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief); CAMRIS Int’l by USAID; Mott Mac Donald – TDP (Teachers Development Program) and UKAID Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria (ESSPIN).

Steven is an adept team leader capable of prioritizing complex tasks in fragile, post-conflict settings while moving multiple objectives forward to completion, roadmap for project institutionalization and sustainability with consideration to partner capacity and constraints. He is an expert in data management using different tools such as Excel, Smartsheet, SPSS, Access, Share-point, PowerBI, ODK, Commcare, SurveyCTO, SORMAS, Tangerine, Google form, Tableau, MAXQDA, Infogram, GIS, NVIVO, R, GHSMA-DATIM, CSpro, STATA, SAS, Python, FastField, SQL, Eview, DHIS2, ATLAS. He leads and coordinates training with field enumerators from mid size to large size projects.

Magdalyn Momoh

Accounting Specialist

areas of expertise

  • Financial Reporting

  • Account reconciliation

  • Auditing

  • Internal Control
  • IFRS and GAAP Compliance

  • Procurement Compliance

education

  • BSc, University of Benin. Nigeria

A certified public accountant with 9 years of experience developing accounting and financial compliance systems for medium to large development projects, and the private sector.

A Certified public accountant, Magdalyn has 9 years of experience developing accounting and financial compliance systems for medium to large development projects, and the private sector. Since joining Cloneshouse in early 2021 as a specialist on project accounting, and compliance with clients financial policies, Magdalyn has taken on numerous assignments, including helping to establish an audit compliance system for our various projects. At Cloneshouse, she ensures accurate financial record keeping, and statutory report filing.

Cloneshouse Nigeria help clients to grow, sustain and transform: whatever it takes to embrace their sustainable future.

Prior to joining Cloneshouse, she has been responsible for coordinating accounting reporting systems at the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), EchoLab Radiology, and for the DFID GEMS4 project. She has spent the last 4 years developing financial reporting systems compliance with auditing systems of major auditing companies in Nigeria including PWC, Ernst & Young, PriceWaterCooperhouse and a list of others.

Olusegun Olagunju

Communications, Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

areas of expertise

  • Strategic Planning

  • Data Analysis

  • Data Auditing and Verification

  • Database Management

  • Project Monitoring and Evaluation

education

  • BSc, University of Abuja.

Has over four years of experience in communicating evaluation results, conducting semi structured, structured/structured interviews, online content analysis,…

With over four years of experience in communicating evaluation results, conducting semi structured, structured/structured interviews, online content analysis, focus group facilitation, unstructured observation/site visits, and paper-based/electronic surveys, Olusegun has the breadth and depth of experience needed to collect data from program or project implementer.

Cloneshouse Nigeria help clients to grow, sustain and transform: whatever it takes to embrace their sustainable future.

Before joining us in early 2019,  Olusegun held various communications positions at Basic Rights Watch and Connected Development, focusing on web management and online communications. Previously, he had an 8-year stint working in the print media, notably -The Nations Newspaper.

At Cloneshouse Nigeria, He provided data gathering support to our work with the Center for Evaluation, Germany; Global Integrity USA; and the DFID Enhancing Financial Innovation and Accessing (EFInA); He also successfully carried out monitoring activities for ANEEJ’s Monitoring of Recovered Assets in Nigeria through Transparency and Accountability (MANTRA) project with support from DFID. Olusegun is a Transparency and Accountability practitioner, trained by Partners West Africa and Partners Global under the Knowledge Building Component and Skills Building Component of the FAIR (Facilitating Accountability, Integrity & Resiliency) program.

Bilikis Akanni

Monitoring and Evaluation Associate

areas of expertise

  • Business Analytics

  • MSME Development

  • Data Management

  • Training Facilitation

  • Mandarin Translation

  • Research

education

  • MSc, University of Westminster. London

  • BSc, Alhikmah University, Ilorin, Nigeria

  • BSc, University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China

Has over four years of experience as an independent consultant working with private firms as a systems analyst and facilitating partnerships with Mandarin-speaking entities…

With over four years of experience as an independent consultant with private firms, collecting daily production data to make better business decisions, Bilikis has expertise in providing business analytics support within the micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) sector across Nigeria.

Cloneshouse Nigeria help clients to grow, sustain and transform: whatever it takes to embrace their sustainable future.

Before joining us in early 2021, Bilikis held various Mandarin language and administrative assistance position and embarked on a result-based Monitoring and Evaluation training with Cloneshouse Nigeria in Abuja, Nigeria.