Dr. Suleiman Adediran is a specialist in Education Evaluation, Policy development and Programme design, with over 30 years’ experience in the education sector including more than 25 years working experience with international donors (DFID, UNICEF, UNESCO and the World Bank). He is currently engaged by the World Bank as an Institutional Capacity Analysis Expert for the 2019 Education Sector Analysis (ESA). Dr. Adediran has been involved in nineteen (19) evaluation studies since 2005, the most recent being his engagement in 2018 as an Evaluation Consultant by the DFID-funded EDOREN and the UK-Oxford Policy Management for the Midline Evaluation of UNICEF’s DFID-funded Girls’ Education Project Phase 3.

Dr. Sulleiman Adediran, a Prince of the Alowolodu ruling dynasty of Oyo Alaafin, is an alumnus of some of the highly rated universities at home and abroad. These include: University of Ife, Ile-ife (B.Sc. Geology & M.Sc. Applied Geology), McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada (PhD Environmental Geosciences), and University of Ibadan, Ibadan (PGDE & Masters in Managerial Psychology). He also has certificates from Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) , The World Bank, and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (in Evaluation Studies and Practice, Genders Studies, Citizens’ Engagements, Child Protection, and Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster).