Dr. Rotimi Fashola has over 30 years working experience in both public and private Agricultural Systems. He worked in Research and Developmental Agriculture, with extensive work in Rice and Cassava value chain. He had interacted with various professionals in the field of Agriculture and Agro Allied companies.
As a seasoned System Agronomist he had worked on Rice farming systems across Nigeria and indeed other parts of the world. He studied in Japan and lived there for 7years.
Before joining Elephant group Plc, Dr. Fashola developed and executed the Rice project of Lagos and established the only existing Integrated Rice Mill for Lagos state. The mill is currently the only one in South West Nigeria.
As a Consultant with Lagos state he was a member of the State Research Grant Management Council representing the field of Agriculture on the council. The council comprise a team of 9 selected professional each representing various fields; they were charged with selecting researcher-able work that will be of direct benefit to Lagos state from various tertiary institutions in South West Nigeria.