Adeyemi Adelekan



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Adeyemi is a doctoral researcher with CEEDR at Middlesex University. Working on our politics and organisations theme, he is exploring the circular economy strategies of social enterprises, with a specific focus on organisations in Nigeria’s solid waste recycling sector.

Adeyemi is a doctoral researcher working on the political and organisational dimensions of sustainable prosperity theme in CUSP. His work is supervised by Fergus Lyon and Andrea Werner from Middlesex University. His research aims to shed light on the various grassroot initiatives that operate in the circular economy in Nigeria; their hybrid organising strategies and, particularly, their attempts to propagate a circular economy culture at the individual, organisational and societal levels.

Prior his appointment at CUSP, Adeyemi graduated from an MBA program at Salford Business School with a Distinction grade and his live research project with the NHS England, Lancashire Area Team, necessary to complete the postgraduate program, bagged him the Dean’s Award for Excellence in the Business Innovation Live Project category for the year 2015. He is also a recipient of other awards within the school such as the Salford Advantage award and the Vice Chancellor’s Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship award amongst others.

Adeyemi’s other work experiences span across IT, consulting, healthcare, and e-commerce industries, both in for-profit and not-for-profit settings.