Endeavor Nigeria’s impressive and growing local network consists of a dedicated team, Board of Directors, and a group of carefully selected Endeavor mentors, committed to helping the best high-impact entrepreneurs significantly expand their companies in Nigeria and beyond.
Group CEO & Partner, SouthBridge Group
Founder & Chairman, Anap Business Jets
CEO, Chapelhill Denham
Managing Director & CEO, Endeavor Nigeria
A Certified Public Accountant licensed in Massachusetts USA, Tosin graduated Summa Cum Laude (highest honors) with a B.sc in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, and an M.sc in Accounting from Boston College. She is currently participating in an Advanced Management and Advanced Leadership program at INSEAD.
Chairman, Seven Up Bottling Company
Halima Aliko Dangote
Group Executive Director, Dangote Industries Limited
Ms. Dangote joined DIL in 2008 and has held a number of executive management roles including her most recent role as Executive Director of Dangote Flour Mills, where she led the turnaround and recent sale of the business to Olam. Previously, she served as Executive Director of NASCON, a manufacturer of salt, seasonings and related consumer products. She started her career as a Business Analyst with KPMG Professional Services, serving private and public sector clients on topics related to business performance improvement, strategy, and policy formulation.
Ms. Dangote is the president of the Board of The Africa Center in New York, a uniquely focused center providing a forward-looking gateway for engagement with Africa, while encompassing policy, business and culture. She is also a Trustee of the Aliko Dangote Foundation and a member of the Women Corporate Directors (WCD).
Halima holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Marketing from American Intercontinental University, London, United Kingdom and a Master’s in Business Administration from Webster Business School, United Kingdom. She has attended a number of high-profile leadership development programs including: the Program for Leadership Development (PLD) at Harvard Business School; Executive Development Program at Kellogg School of Management; Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Executives at Columbia Business School.
Founder & GMD, Interswitch Group
Chairman, Chellarams Group
Managing Partner, TPG Growth
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Partner & Head of Advisory, KPMG Nigeria
Special Adviser, Investment - Trade & Innovations, Ekiti State Government
Founder and CEO, Health Markets Africa
Group Executive Director, TGI Group
General Investment (TGI) Group.
Group Treasurer, First Bank
MD & CEO, FBNQuest Merchant Bank
Managing Partner, Olaniwun Ajayi
Senior Partner, TLcom Capital
Group President & CEO, Netcom
Managing Partner, Bain & Company
Partner & West Africa Financial Advisory Leader, Deloitte & Touche
Managing Partner, Uhuru Investment Partners
Head, Investment Banking - West Africa & Co-Head Banking Cluster, Rand Merchant Bank
Chief Executive Officer, Sterling Bank Plc
Abu holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Abuja and an M.Sc. in Major Programmes Management from the University of Oxford. He is also an alumnus of Arthur Andersen (KPMG Nigeria), Wharton School, and INSEAD Business School in addition to executive education from Harvard and Saïd Business Schools.
Executive Director, Access Bank Plc
Chief Executive Officer, Lumos Nigeria
General Manager, Microsoft Nigeria
Executive Director at Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)
Chief Executive Officer, MTN Nigeria
His prior roles in executive leadership include serving as Vice President, West and Central Africa for MTN Group with responsibility for operations in the West and Central Africa Region. Group Operations Executive for MTN Group, Chief Executive Officer for MTN Cameroon, Chief Technical Officer (‘CTO”) for MTN Nigeria (where he won the Best CTO Award in 2009); Chief Operations/ Regions Officer for Vmobile Nigeria; and Support Manager, West African region for L.M.Ericsson Nigeria Ltd.
Managing Director, Mondelēz International (West Africa)
Former MD/CEO, Guinness Nigeria Plc
Chief Financial Officer, Microsoft
She most recently held the dual role of CFO of GE Africa and CFO of GE Gas Power Africa based in Lagos, Nigeria. In that role with GE Gas Power, she was a driving force in developing the commercial and operational strategies that have delivered growth for GE through increased market share, operational productivity, partnering with GE Capital and third-party institutions to deliver on financing solutions.
Chairperson, NASCON Allied Industries