Tolu Oyekan

Inclusive finance promoter
Tolu Oyekan brings fresh thinking to how organizations can achieve their developmental goals in Africa and beyond.

Why you should listen

Tolu Oyekan is a managing director and partner in the Lagos office of BCG, where he is a core member of the corporate finance and strategy, social impact and energy practices. He works with clients across strategy and operational topics in industries including financial services, energy, government and health care. Oyekan uses his cross-sector experience to increase cooperation among Africa's private, social and public sectors. Before joining BCG, he worked as an engineer for a global material science company.

Oyekan is passionate about preparing Africa for the challenges of the 21st century. He holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Howard University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

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Brighter future(s): The talks from TED@BCG 2022

October 13, 2022

Predicting the future can sometimes feel impossible, but there are clear paths we can follow to take action on the issues of the day. In a day of talks and performances, 16 leading minds gathered to present promising and hopeful solutions to problems related to health care, the economy, modern leadership and more. The event: […]

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