Chairman, Heirs Holding
Tony O. Elumelu is an economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder and Chairman of Heirs Holdings Ltd, an African proprietary investment company with interests in power, oil and gas, financial services, hospitality, real estate and healthcare, and present in 20 African countries. He is known for his contribution to entrepreneurship. In 2010, he created The Tony Elumelu Foundation, which has committed $100m to a programme to fund, mentor and train 10,000 African entrepreneurs.