Professor Olayinka Adenikinju holds a Ph.D Degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She has a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Ibadan and M.Sc. in Project Analysis, Finance and Investment from the York University, United Kingdom. She also has a Certificate in Capital Market Development awarded by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics of Bowen University, Iwo and an Associate Lecturer at the Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law, University of Ibadan.
Professor Adenikinju has published extensively in reputable local and international journals and has also contributed chapters in several books within and outside Nigeria. She has participated in local and international workshops, conferences and seminars. She is a member of several local and international professional associations. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Nigerian Economic Society, and International Association of Energy Economics.