Chief Executive Officer, FIG SmartPower
Tolu-tope is an astute Energy Consultant and Project Manager. He has built a very successful career both in Nigeria and the UK within various sectors including Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Insurance, IT and FMCG.
He is a Fellow, Business Process Management Institute (FBPMI), fellow, Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators (FIPMA), member, Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (MCIWEM), UK, Member, Institute for Environmental Management and Assessment (MIEMA), UK, British Computer Society (BCS), Certified Business Analyst and an Executive Member, Onshore Offshore Oil and Gas Professional (O3GP), Nigeria.
He has extensive experience within the Renewable Energy industry in Nigeria, advising project owners and carrying out Solar Minigrid feasibility studies, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Social Impact Assessment (Equator Principle, World Bank standard) for several multi-million-dollar projects within Nigeria.
Tolu-tope is bringing his wealth of experience from multinational organizations such as Chevron Nigeria Limited, EcoBank Transnational Limited, Coca-Cola Hellenic Nigeria and MetLife UK. He has occupied various senior management positions within the following companies; DREnergy Limited as the General Manager, where he led solar minigrid deals across 26 locations in Nigeria, Rensource Energy as the Commercial & Operations Drector, where he birthed a very successful dealership & agency distribution model, launching the company into eight states across Nigeria, giving birth to energy and economic empowerment of traders in the reputable Sabongari market in Kano – among others, and d-Well Engineering Limited as the COO, leading the company to secure a $15 million contract.
Tolu-tope has a Masters degree in Environmental Management from University of Hertfordshire, UK and a B.Tech degree in Microbiology from Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer for FIG SmartPower.