Adebayo Akinloye is the Director, Global Talent Solutions and Principal Partner in ASA Talent and Succession Management Solutions. He specializes in all phases of strong internal talent bench strength and organisational development strategy — identifying employee development gaps, identifying talent-succession needs and goals, metrics, processes and tools, training and development to build internal capacity, creating talent-succession communication plans and materials for business leaders, facilitating talent review meetings, coaching others for performance, creating high potential and leadership development programmes, designing assessment and development centre, competency framework and performance management, and graduate development programme to meet specific organisational needs. As a global talent and succession management consultant, he leads the discussion, diagnosis, recommendation and delivery of solutions across the talent management value chain.

With nearly two decades of HR practice and consulting experience, spanning the information technology, telecommunications, oil & gas, automotive, earth-moving equipment and heavy machineries, pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors across Africa, he has established himself as a highly skilled professional of repute. An associate member of both CIPD, UK and CIPM, Nigeria. Akinloye is an accredited user of CEB-SHL, Saville Assessments, Cut-e and a host of global talent assessment and development tools. He has significant experience in the development and provisioning of assessment services while working with HR, Business Leaders and Industrial Psychologists in the area of individual assessment and development.

He has worked at various management levels in multi-national, private and successful family-owned businesses including, May & Baker Nigeria Plc, MTN Nigeria and DAL Group of Companies, North Africa.

A graduate of Management Sciences from the University of Jos, Nigeria, a diploma in HR Management from Cornell University, USA and a master’s degree in International Human Resource Management from Cranfield School of Management, UK. He also holds a post-graduate diploma in “Psychology of Work” from University of Leicester, United Kingdom.