Temi Popoola
Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria/West Africa

Temi Popoola joined Renaissance Capital in July 2015, as Head of Equities, then shortly afterwards became the Nigeria Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this he played a key role in building a successful equities business at CSL Stockbrokers/FCMB in Lagos, where he worked from July 2010.

Mr Popoola previously spent a year as Head of New Products and Investments at United Bank for Africa. He was also the co-founder of Centurion Capital Partners, an asset management firm based in New York. He worked at Bank of America Securities in New York in 2006 as a trader in equity derivatives. Mr Popoola began his career as an asset manager in London in 2002. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), holds a first class degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos and obtained a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.