Esther Olakunle Makinde (Mrs.) joined the service of the University of Lagos as a Senior Assistant Registrar in 1996 and rose to the position of the Deputy Registrar in 2009.
She is currently the Institute Secretary, Distance Learning Institute, University of Lagos. She is also a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM) and Association of University Administrators, United Kingdom (AUA, UK).
She possesses B.Sc., M.Sc. (Ile-Ife), PGDPA (ASCON), Advanced Diploma in HRM (Lagos)