Wale Lawal

Panellist, Disrupting Africa


Wale Lawal is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Republic, a Nigerian and broader African affairs journal and platform. Wale was previously a management consultant at KPMG. A graduate of the University of Bath and the London School of Economics.

Currently, he continues his studies as the Ọọ̀ni Ògúnwùsì scholar at St. Antony's College, Oxford University, where he studies digital infrastructure and the politics of Internet connectivity in Nigeria.