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.
CEO, Zigzag Advisory
President & Founder, Anap Foundation
CEO, Chapelhill Denham
Chief Transformation Officer, 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
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Partner & Head of Advisory, KPMG Nigeria
Special Adviser, Investment - Trade & Innovations, Ekiti State Government
CEO, Iwosan Investments Limited
She was also the Founder and CEO of Health Markets Africa, a healthcare advisory and investment company, and was Director at Investment Fund for Health in Africa (IFHA), a pioneer private equity fund focused on Healthcare in 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
Enterprise Commercial Lead for the Middle East and Africa Multimarket region, Microsoft
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
Chief Executive Officer, Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF)
Dr. Ohiri earned a medical degree from the University of Lagos. He also holds a Master of Public Health degree and a Master of Science in Health Policy and Management, both from Harvard University. He is a Desmond Tutu Fellow of the African Leadership Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
Principal, Solina Group
Muyi received his medical degree from the University of Ilorin in Nigeria and holds an MPH in International Health from Harvard University and a PhD in infectious disease epidemiology from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He also earned a certificate in vaccine science and policy from Johns Hopkins University.
Partner, Enterprise Technology & Performance, Consulting, West Africa at Deloitte & Touche
He is highly energetic and resourceful with advisory, facilitation and project management skills, having driven assessment/evaluation, business development including market analysis, proposal development and presentation, contracting, planning and execution of numerous engagements. He is an agile coach and a member of the Governing Council of the Fintech Association of Nigeria.
Partner, McKinsey & Company
institutions across Africa on topics related to growth and large-scale transformation, business building, and organization design, as well as strategies for foreign direct investors to accelerate growth and development in Africa. She leads research in Africa for McKinsey’s Global Institute focused on economic development and gender parity and is the author of several reports on these topics.