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Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Kolawole Owodunni

Mr. Owodunni is the Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority – responsible for deploying over US$4.3 billion across the Authority’s core funds: Stabilisation Fund, Future Generations Fund and Nigeria Infrastructure Fund.

Mr. Owodunni is the Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority – responsible for deploying over US$4.3 billion across the Authority’s core funds: Stabilisation Fund, Future Generations Fund and Nigeria Infrastructure Fund.

He holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London and an MBA from INSEAD, France. Kola has extensive experience in the financial services sector spanning Risk Management, Investment Banking, Equity, Fixed Income and Alternative Investments.

Kola joined the NSIA in 2013 as the Head of Investment Risk Management and was appointed CIO in 2020. In addition to his current role as ED/CIO, he serves on the Board of various NSIA investee companies as a Non-Executive Director.

Kola’s previous roles include Head of Risk Management at Dunn Loren Merrifield, a boutique Investment Bank headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. He was also a Risk Manager at Credit Suisse, London. Kola was one of the pioneer teams that started the Hedge Fund Development and Management Group at Merrill Lynch (now Bank of America Merrill Lynch) in London.

Other members

Mr. Aminu Umar-Sadiq

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kolawole Owodunni

Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer

Mrs. Olubisi Makoju

Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer