With sixteen years of expertise and experience in Africa and the UK, Bolaji has a proven track record of strategically positioning businesses—from start-ups to established corporates—to thrive within complex African markets. Her focus has been helping these companies overcome the challenges of the unique business landscape of the continent; achieving scale while developing mutually beneficial relationships.
In over ten years as a management consultant, she has worked with more than 400 businesses, covering diverse sectors including Aviation, Financial Services, IT, Oil and Gas, Agriculture, Beauty and Fashion. As co-founder of the Enterprise, Training & Knowledge Group, Bolaji has led ETK’s consultants to help global companies make connections in 11 African countries to date.
Her previous jobs include working for the Central Bank of Nigeria, Halifax Bank of Scotland as a Senior Supervisor, Secured Collections, and The Business Factory Management Consultancy as a Director, Business Consulting; roles that have taken her to Senegal, Cote D’Ivoire and Nigeria. An Africa SME Advocate, Bolaji is a creative and engaging conference speaker, a business mentor with a B.A in Languages and Linguistics. She is also fluent in French.