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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)



Ayantola is a Research Assistant in Digitalisation at the Bennet Institute for Public Policy, where he explores the impact of digitalisation on public and private sector productivity in the UK.

Prior to joining the Bennett Institute, he worked as a Research Executive (Quants/Client Services) at the Africa Insights Division at Kantar UK.  He holds an MPP in Public Finance and Development from the Korea Development Institute (KDI) School of Public Policy and Management, and an MSc in Africa and International Development from the University of Edinburgh


His research interests lie in the impact of digital technology on public governance and politics, especially electoral politics. He also explores ways in which digitalisation is embedded in new developmental and political economy approaches in African states.

Other Professional Activities

He is a member of The Productivity Institute (TPI).  Outside of academia, Ayantola is the Consultant Lead Civic Technologies at Dataphyte – a media research and analytics organisation in Nigeria.

Research Assistant
Bennett Institute for Public Policy (BIPP)
Ayantola Alayande

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