Prior to joining United Capital as the Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Tolu was the Managing Partner of Ten & Square Media Co., a bespoke creative ideation and Brand/Crisis Management firm, based in Lagos, Dakar and London.
Tolu was recently the Strategic Communications lead at FMDQ Securities Exchange, Nigeria’s first integrated financial market infrastructure (FMI), where he had the responsibility of effectively positioning the Group, together with its subsidiaries, as a the most sophisticated and technologically driven securities exchange in Africa.
Prior to that, Tolu worked in Guaranty Trust Bank for circa 9 years, with roles in Brand Management & Monitoring, Events and Experiential Marketing, Products and Content Marketing and User Experience. He led the Marketing team to the successful development and launch of various Retail, SME and Corporate products. He was also instrumental in curating and developing the Bank’s social footprints. Outside the Corporate environment, Tolu engages in various humanitarian activities with food banks and empowerment programmes.
He holds a B.Sc. Economics from University of Lagos