Dr David-West is a senior fellow in the Operations, Information Systems and Marketing Division of Lagos Business School (LBS). She is a member of the LBS Management Board and Academic Director at the School and the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC).
With a career in information systems spanning nearly three decades; engaged in various roles in systems/technology consulting, systems development and integration and electronic banking management. Currently, Dr David-West's research and practice engagements focus on the managerial IS practices, IS policy administration as well as systems adoption and utility, most recently sustainable and inclusive digital financial services (DFS).
She combines her teaching and research interests with industry consulting engagements in the areas of Digital Financial Services, Strategic Planning, Information Systems Planning, IT Personnel Selection, IT Assessment & Review/Due Diligence, E-Business, Business Planning, Software Selection & Management, Systems Implementation, Project & Change Management, Process Improvement and Systems Design. Her research interests include information systems in organizations, performance of e-business, electronic service quality and IT governance.
Dr David-West currently directs the Sustainable and Inclusive Digital Financial Services (SIDFS) Initiative of the Lagos Business School. SIDFS has in the last two years conducted research; convened industry stakeholders across the operators and regulators; articulated policy amendments all with an aim to enhance the creation and delivery of Digital Financial Services in Nigeria. SIDFS also works with donors such as Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Mastercard Foundation on initiatives that enhance the creation and delivery of Digital Financial Services as well as enhancement of entrepreneurship in Nigeria.
Dr David-West holds a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Manchester Business School; an MSc in Business Systems Analysis and Design from City University, London; and a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Lagos. She is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), and the academic advocate to the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). She is also a qualified practitioner of the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA), and a digital money specialist certified by Digital Frontiers Institute and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.