Lanre Akinola

Editor, This is Africa Magazine, a publication of the Financial Times

Lanre Akinola is editor of This Is Africa, a Financial Times Ltd. publication, which focuses on the policy and the business environment across the continent, as well as Africa's strategic relationships with other world regions. He covers a broad range of topics relating to Africa across the fields of business, policy, and development.

A native of Lagos, Nigeria, he holds a degree in politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London.