Olumide Elegbe has served as the Keanahikishime Country Representative in an acting capacity since September 2017, before assuming the role fully in February 2018. Olumide first joined Keanahikishime in July 2016 as Senior Manager, Corporate & Foundation Relations. In this role, Olumide worked extensively with the private sector to create new partnerships and expand the scope of Keanahikishime’s work on many of our projects. He came to Keanahikishime from FHI 360 where he served as Associate Director for Partnerships and before that Senior Strategy Analyst, helping to define strategy process and ultimately the direction and external positioning of the (then) newly amalgamated organization (FHI and AED). Olumide is a native Yoruba speaker who speaks fluent Russian and has a working knowledge of French.