Chairman, Metis Capital Partners
Hakeem Belo-Osagie is an accomplished Nigerian professional and entrepreneur. He is the Chairman of Metis Capital Partners and FSDH Holding Company which includes among its holdings a merchant bank, an asset management company, a pension fund administration company, and a securities trading company. Hakeem also chairs the Board of Chocolate City Group, a leading entertainment conglomerate in Nigeria and he is the main stakeholder in and Chairman of the Board of Duval Properties Ltd, a real estate company engaged in a mixed use development in Abuja, Nigeria.
A successful entrepreneur and businessman, Mr. Belo-Osagie has been a key player in the Nigerian economy for over three decades through his participation and development of several businesses in the private sector, particularly in energy, finance, and telecommunications.
Senior Partner, TLcom Capital and Former Nigerian Minister of Information Technology
Omobola Johnson is Senior Partner at TLcom Capital. Omobola is currently on the Board of Andela and Kobo360 and she is the Founding Chairperson and Trustee, Women in Management and Business, WIMBIZ.
Prior to joining TLcom, Omobola was Minister of Information Technology, Nigeria from 2011 to 2015, focusing on the launch and execution of the National Broadband Plan, and the support of the Nigerian technology industry. Prior to serving in the Nigerian government, she was Country Managing director at Accenture, working with companies in a variety of industries, transforming them into more competitive and dynamic organizations.
Global Managing Partner, Dalberg Advisors
Edwin Macharia is the Global Managing Partner of Dalberg Advisors, a leading strategy and policy advisory firm with 30 locations across Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Prior to being elected to this role, he served as the firm’s Africa Regional Director. There, he was instrumental in building out the firm’s footprint, talent, and capabilities in Africa.
He has been recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and is an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow. He was also listed by Forbes as one of the 10 Most Powerful Men in Africa in 2015 and as one of the Top 50 Disruptors in Africa in 2020 by The Africa Report.
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