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Joachim Adenusi is a doctoral candidate with the African Leadership Centre at King's College London. His research focuses on how engagement with the Risk-Leadership nexus impact on political leader’s influence in crisis situations regarding national development.

Specifically, Joachim’s research seeks to interrogate how the presence of risk leadership (as decision-making tool) in the leadership process produces a leader’s effectiveness in terms of sustaining mutuality, exchange of influence and goal attainment (outcomes) in any society with regards to national development

Joachim is a consummate and forward-thinking risk and strategic management professional who is passionate about helping organisations succeed through effective risk management.

He is a chartered Insurer with The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), UK, certified fellow, trainer and a former executive director of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) UK, with over 25 years of risk, governance, and strategic management experience, spanning financial services, public and health sectors, manufacturing, consulting and academia.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, postgraduate diploma in Actuarial Science at The Cass Business School, London and a Master’s in Risk Management from Glasgow Caledonia University, Scotland.


  • Risk and leadership nexus
  • Risk, performance and shareholder’s capital nexus
  • Risk and leader’s emergence 
  • State, risk and social transformation
  • State – citizen and political crisis nexus 

Thesis title: 'Risk, leadership and political crisis'

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