Professor Adenikinju is on the Advisory Board of PUTTRU. He is a Professor of Economics at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is currently the Director, Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law (CPEEL), a MacArthur Foundation Regional Centre of Excellence at the University of Ibadan that provides training, research and consultancy on all aspects of energy.
Adeola served as a Special Assistant to the Presidential Adviser on Energy Matters, between 2005 and 2007, and Senior Special Assistant to the President, Office of the Chief Economic Adviser to the President between 2010 and 2011. Adeola was a Visiting Scholar to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 1996 and 2005. Professor Adenikinju holds a PhD Degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.