Ms. Oluyemisi Iranloye

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Psaltry International Company Ltd, Nigeria

Oluyemisi Iranloye is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Psaltry International Limited, a cassava processing company. She built the success of her business on an inclusive business model that places smallholder farmers at the center of operations. She finished her first degree in Food Biochemistry from the Federal University of Technology Minna in 1997 and completed her Master’s in Biochemistry and Nutrition from the University of Ibadan in the year 2000. She started as an entrepreneur formulating food for diabetic patients using wheat and making natural drinks. In 2001, she moved over to Ekha Agro Processing Ltd, a company that uses cassava to produce glucose syrup. She spearheaded the project and that was where she fell in love with the crop. she stayed with the company for 10 years and left to start Psaltry.