Mosun Layode is a development professional with over fifteen years of experience in international development and nonprofit leadership. She currently serves as the Executive Director of the African Philanthropy Forum (APF). She works extensively across Africa with established and emerging philanthropists who are committed to the sustainable and inclusive development of Africa. Prior to this, she served as the Executive Director of WIMBIZ and LEAP Africa, leading nonprofits in Nigeria.
Passionate about the interplay of social issues and business, she founded Social Runway, a nonprofit organization that supports social innovators. She has also served as an independent development consultant for nonprofit organizations.
She studied Urban and Regional Planning at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria and obtained an MSc in Environmental Resources Management from Lagos State University. She has an MBA from Lagos Business School and benefited from executive programs offered by the IESE Business School, Barcelona and Harvard Business School. She currently sits on nonprofit boards and is an alumnus of the United States International Visitors Leadership Program.