David Kehinde Samuel
David Kehinde Samuel is a development practitioner working with the Nirmala Chellarams Centre for Entrepreneurship Skills and a director at the University of Lagos, an on-campus center committed to breeding business disruptors and employment generators. David’s passion is to give young people the power to change their economic and financial narrative while also finding and nurturing their true essence. David co-created Proconnect Investment Partners with investment interest in the hospitality, educational, and agricultural sectors. He also co-founded Experencia Workplace Solutions, a social enterprise committed to building the portfolio of his country’s future workforce. David is a graduate of banking and finance from the University of Benin, and his dream is to become Nigeria’s minister of youth before the age of 40. Upon the completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, David plans to continue pursuing his vision of helping young people nurture their dreams as well as working to build his businesses legacy.