Dr Christopher Kolade, CON, has officially accepted the invitation from the Nigerian- British Business Forum to be the Patron of the Forum. His role as Patron becomes official from Tuesday the 25th of April 2017.
Dr Christopher Kolade, Nigerian Elder Statesman was the former Pro-Chancellor and ex-Chairman of the Governing Council of Pan-Atlantic University. He was also Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the UK from 2002 to 2007. A veteran broadcaster and colonial era education officer, he has been at different points of his career, Director General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, Chief Executive and Chairman of Cadbury Nigeria Plc.
Dr. Kolade has served in many national and international bodies, having been President of the Nigerian Institute of Management (1985-88), the Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (1988-93), the International Institute for Communications (1973-75) and of the World Association for Christian Communication (1975-82). He received the medal of the Order of St. Augustine from the Archbishop of Canterbury (1981), and is also a Lay Canon of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in the Diocese of Guildford. He also holds a national honour as the Commander of the Niger.