Our Team

Executive Director 

Operations Manager


Programs Officer

Research Associate

Volunteer: Research and Commmunication

Mosun Layode

Executive Director

Mosun Layode is a development professional with two decades of experience in international development and nonprofit leadership. She currently serves as the Executive Director of the African Philanthropy Forum (APF) where she works extensively across Africa with established and emerging philanthropists who are committed to the sustainable and inclusive development of Africa. She was instrumental to the establishment of APF as an independent entity in Africa, increasing its reach and impact in the philanthropic community, as well as growing its brand and membership base. Prior to this, she served as the Executive Director of WIMBIZ and LEAP Africa, leading nonprofits in Nigeria. Passionate about the interplay of social issues and business, Mosun founded Social Runway, a nonprofit organization that supports social innovators. She has also served as an independent development consultant for nonprofit organizations.

Mosun studied Urban and Regional Planning at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria and obtained an MSc. in Environmental Resources Management from Lagos State University. She has an MBA from Lagos Business School and benefited from Executive Programs offered by the IESE Business School, Barcelona and Harvard Business School. Mosun currently sits on nonprofit boards and recently joined the Board of Trustees of Candid, a US-based nonprofit that connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to do it. She is an alumnus of the United States International Visitors Leadership Program and was identified by Forbes as one of the black women to watch in philanthropy.

Ngozi Obigwe Kunuji

Operations Manager

Ngozi Obigwe Kunuji is a development professional with over two decades experience in international development, non-profit management, and business strategy. Prior to joining the African Philanthropic Forum, she was the Chief Operations Officer at iOpenEye Africa Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that utilises the power of performance art to challenge the status quo, empower and improve the independence, rights, and status of women. Before then, she served as the Programme Manager at NewGlobe where she advances the work to advance the cause of access to quality education, for low- income families and assists government to transform their basic education sector. She was the Chief Operating Officer of LEAP Africa, a leading non-profit organisation and had a stint in the private sector, where she held roles in administration, business development and public relations.

Driven by her passion for development in Africa, Ngozi has spent the last two decades supporting entrepreneurs, youth, and social innovators. She serves on the Board of several consulting and non-profits organisations as well as small and medium enterprises- SMEs. She is an advisor to many youth groups and entrepreneurs.

Ngozi studied Theatre Arts at University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. She has personality assessment certification from the Center for Creative Leadership -CCL, North Carolina and certifications in Marketing, Public Relations, and Non-profit management from the Lagos Business School. She is an Alumnus of the British Council organized Interaction Leadership Programme and a member of the Society for Corporate Governance, Nigeria – SCGN.

Kenneth Ochuko


Kenneth Ochuko is the Accountant at APF.  He has over five years of professional experience in External Audit, Financial Accounting, Business Management, Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance Services. Prior to APF, Kenneth worked as an Audit Manager at Olutayo Obadina and Co. Chartered Accountants where he led audit exercises including the audit of Global Manpower Limited, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) and Biznurture Financial Services Limited. He also served at Daltrade Nigeria Ltd as the Branch Accountant.

Passionate about improving lives in rural areas, Kenneth has joined several groups in organising programs geared towards improving lives of people living in rural Nigeria.

Kenneth obtained a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Accounting from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso; is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and is currently doing his Masters Degree program in Finance at the University of Lagos.

Yinka Shittu

Programs Officer

Yinka is a Development Professional with core expertise in Research, Project Management as well as Policy and Programme Development. He is currently a Programme Officer- Research at APF.

Working across Development areas such as Public Health, Migration, Gender, Law and Policy, he has supported leading civil-society organizations, bilateral organizations and multilateral agencies (such as USAID, GIZ, British Council, Save the Children, World Health Organization, International Organization on Migration and African Union Commission) to ideate and implement sustainable solutions to pressing concerns in Africa.

Prior to joining the APF, he worked at the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria as Policy Officer where his contribution to Policy and Programme Development resulted in the institutionalization of a public-private partnership which has received international acclaim and philanthropic contribution.

A firm believer in the importance of next-generation philanthropy in sustainable development, he has occupied leadership positions within several youth-led organizations such as Give Hope to the Slum Child Initiative (as Head of Fundraising), LED Initiative (as Programme Lead), Asido Foundation as (Deputy Director of Communications) and was the Charter President of the Leo Club Ikeja.

He is an active contributor to philanthropic organizations centered on gender justice, diversity, sustainability, and climate change. Yinka is a Member of The International Society for Priorities in Health. He holds a B.Sc. in Microbiology from the University of Ilorin and is studying for an MPH in Public Health Policy and Management at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan.

Feyikemi Amosu

Research Associate

Feyikemi is passionate about development work with specific interest in the advisory and advocacy aspects of international development. Over the years, she has gained knowledge in research, corporate communication, digital marketing and branding. She brings these skills to philanthropy to help advance social change and improve lives across the African continent.

She holds a BA in International Relations with English Language Studies and an MA in United Nations and Diplomatic Studies from the University of Buckingham.

Faramola Fasuyi Adewumi

Volunteer: Research and Communication

Faramola Fasuyi Adewumi has worked with startups, within established organizations and non-profit organizations where she has built a track record specializing in developing strategic initiatives, communications, policies and plans that manage internal and external performance, identify and address key business issues, initiate and manage transformational change programmes and create project roadmaps to achieve desired business results.

In her journey to contribute to the development sector in Nigeria and beyond, Faramola joined APF as a Research and Communication Volunteer, to seek a platform that would enable her to contribute to scalable change and development on the African Continent.

She holds a BSc in Economics, a MSc in International Business and Corporate Governance and another MSc in Applied Management and Enterprise.