(Sub-Saharan Africa / Frontier)
Phone: +44 (207) 005-7926
United Bank for Africa, Access Bank Nigeria, FBN Holdings, Guaranty Trust Bank, Zenith Bank, FCMB Group Plc, Kenya Commercial Bank Ltd, Ecobank Transnational Inc, Equity Bank Ltd, Fidelity Bank Nigeria, BK Group, Co-operative Bank of Kenya, Stanbic IBTC, GCB Bank, Ecobank Ghana, CAL Bank, Commercial International Bank Egypt, Fawry, Credit Agricole Egypt
Adesoji Solanke has over 10 years of experience in financial markets. His most recent roles have been in private equity and venture capital, working in fintech and renewable energy. Starting his career at Vetiva Capital Management, he subsequently spent six years at Renaissance Capital, where he was the lead SSA banks analyst and head of Nigeria research. He was the no.1 rated equity analyst in Africa (ex-SA) by Financial Mail in 2020, 2016 and 2015. Soji completed an MBA at London Business School (LBS) as a Mo Ibrahim scholar – a full tuition award given to one exceptional and high-potential African candidate. At LBS, he excelled at stock picking, winning the stock pitch competition in fall 2016 and the pre-eminent LBS award for Value Investing in July 2019 – the "Silver-Bull" award. Soji rejoined Renaissance Capital in 2019 and is covering banks and fintech companies across frontier markets, including Sub-Saharan Africa.