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. 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 socioecoomic transformation the continent deserves; and that only as everyday problems of contemporary life are confronted by innovation 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 frequent speaker at conferences on various topics. His sessions usually is to simplify transformation and development for change makers everhwhere, particularly those working within his area of greatest passion, which is the socioeconomic 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.

Awards & Achievments

Honoree for Service to Young People
Future Africa Awards (2022)

Lagos, Nigeria

Most Influencial People of African Decent
Hall of Fame Award (2022)

Lagos, Nigeria

African Business leader of the year 2022
Africa leadership magazine (2022)

Lagos, Nigeria

Oil & Gas CEO of the year
Bussiness Day (2022)

Lagos, Nigeria

Business Accessibility & Inclusion Champion
FEMNET (2022)

Lagos, Nigeria

Congressional Commendational Award
State of the Georgia (2021)

Lagos, Nigeria

Award of Excellence
Obafemi Awolowo University Alumni Award

Lagos, Nigeria

Photo Library

Photo Library

Dr. Akintoye Akindele and His Excellency Thabe Mbeki - Book presentation
Dr Akintoye Akindele with Alhaji Kanja Swsay Minister of Energy Sierra Leone
Dr T with President of Sierra Leone Dr Julius Maada Bio
Dr Akintoye and Olakunle Soriyan - Forbes Book Launce
Dr. Akintoye Akindele with His Excellency, William Ruto, President Elect of the Republic of Kenya
Dr. Akintoye Akindele with Former President Olusegun Obasanjo - Book presentation
Dr. Akintoye Akindele with Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Former President of Malawi Joyce Banda
Dr Akintoye and Olakunle Soriyan presenting his book, A Love Affair with Failure to Hon Minister of Information Chief Lai Mohammed
Dr Akintoye Akindele

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