African Changemaker

Tony O. Elumelu

Tony Elumelu is a Nigerian entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist passionate about Africa’s economic development.

A champion of #Africapitalism, the 59-year-old is on a mission to position Africa’s private sector and, most importantly, entrepreneurs as the catalyst for the social and economic development of the continent.

He is the founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation, a philanthropic organization empowering African entrepreneurs to catalyze economic growth, drive poverty eradication, and ensure job creation.


Tony is also serving as the Chairman of Heirs Holdings, a family-owned investment holding company.

 

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