Tonye Patrick Cole

Sahara Group

Tonye Patrick Cole is a Nigerian billionaire entrepreneur, executive director and co-founder of Sahara Group.

He serves as a board member for Atlas Mara, Bloomberg TV Africa, Enactus Nigeria, Nigeria Shippers Council and Digital Jewels. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative(PACI)and also the Private Sector Advisory Group of the United Nations Sustainable Development Fund (UN SDG-F).

Cole won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the United Kingdom Oil and Gas Council in 2017.

My Sessions

Leveraging tech in politics and governance

Elections are basically the major way people exercise their influence in governance. The digital age has evolved quickly and democracy has been widely embraced in this new space, which is why we should be asking the question: How can we leverage tech in politics and governance? This roundtable with Tonye Cole, Fela Durotoye, Yemi Adamolekun […]