AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Chief Executive Officer - Nigeria/West Africa
Temi Popoola joined Renaissance Capital in July 2015, as Head of Equities, then shortly afterwards became the Nigeria Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this he played a key role in building a successful equities business at CSL Stockbrokers/FCMB in Lagos, where he worked from July 2010.
Mr Popoola previously spent a year as Head of New Products and Investments at United Bank for Africa. He was also the co-founder of Centurion Capital Partners, an asset management firm based in New York. He worked at Bank of America Securities in New York in 2006 as a trader in equity derivatives. Mr Popoola began his career as an asset manager in London in 2002. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), holds a first class degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos and obtained a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.