Dr. Akintoye Akindele CFA, DBA, FICA
Dr. Akintoye Akindele is a hope merchant, a stargazer, a grace servant and a permanent student of life. He is the Chairman/CEO of Platform Capital Group, a growth markets focused, sector agnostic invesment firm deploying patient, value accretive capital alongside international and local value investors to create and champion businesses with the potential for regional or global scale. Dr.Akintoye Akindele is an investor, best-selling author, and philanthropist committed to enhancing Africa’s role in the global economy. His pressing focus is to directly empower one million entrepreneurs across the African continent by 2030. He believes entrepreneurs are the hope and promise of the socio-economic transformation the continent deserves; and that only as everyday problems of contemporary life are confronted by innovation, then will Africa unleash its full potential to birth a cockaigne that will be the pride of the entire human race. He is therefore single-mindedly focused on ideas that can not only scale globally, but those that can also unlock possibilities and development in cities on the continent, and those authored in digital and technological formats especially.
Dr. Akindele sits on the board of several companies across the world and is a frequent speaker at conferences on various topics. His sessions are usually to simplify transformation and development for change makers everywhere, particularly those working within his area of greatest passion — the socio-economic transformation and future greatness of the African continent.
Akintoye Akindele is also the CEO of Duport Midstream Company Limited; Chairman/CEO of Atlantic International Refineries & Petrochemicals Limited; Co-Chairman of Liquidity Club; and Director of Koniku Inc, USA, amongst others. He is also a Lecturer and Faculty member of the University of Lagos Business School; and Founder of Synergy Capital Managers. He is a CFA Charterholder and earned a doctorate in Business Administration (Finance) from the International School of Management in Paris. Dr. Akindele lives in Lagos, Nigeria.
Dr. Akindele lives in Lagos, Nigeria.
Awards & Achievment
Honoree for Service to Young People
Future Africa Awards (2022)
Most Influencial People of African Decent
Hall of Fame Award (2022)
African Business Leader of the year
Africa leadership magazine (2022)
London, United Kindom
Oil & Gas CEO of the year
Bussiness Day (2022)
Congressional Commendational Award
State of Georgia (2021)
Business Accessibility & Inclusion Champion
Award of Excellence
Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni Award
Dr. Akintoye Akindele with His Excellency, William Ruto, President of the Republic of Kenya
Akintoye Akindele with President of Sierra Leone Dr Julius Maada Bio
Dr.Akintoye Akindele and His Excellency Thabo Mbeki - Book presentation
Dr Akintoye Akindele with Former President Olusegun Obasanjo
Dr. Akintoye Akindele with his Excellency the Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria at the African Business Convention 2022
Dr.Akintoye Akindele and Bishop TD Jakes
Dr.Akintoye Akindele with Alhaji Kanja Sesay Minister of Energy Sierra Leone
Dr Akintoye Akindele and Olakunle Soriyan - Forbes Book Launce
Dr. Akintoye Akindele at the African Business Convention 2022
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