Mr.Elvis Abiodun Lawale is a 1979 graduate of History and Political Science from the University of Ife ( now Obafemi Awolowo University).
He also obtained a Master of Science degree in International Relations from the same University in 1983.
He started his career as a University Administrator in his alma mater where he was appointed Administrative Officer in March 1983 and later transferred his service to the University of Agriculture Abeokuta in 1989. He rose to the rank of Deputy Registrar in 1999. He was appointed foundation Registrar of Bowen University(of the Nigerian Baptist Convention) Iwo, in June 2002 and served meritoriously in that capacity till November 2012. Before his appointment as Pioneer Registrar of Chrisland University he was the Acting Managing Director of Bowen University Ventures. Mr Lawale is married to Mrs.Adesola Olayinka Lawale (nee Odutuga)and they are blessed with children .