Tola Talabi has led Elektron since its inception. He has extensive experience in energy, business development, banking and management with over 19 years portfolio of achievement. Tola started his career at Merrill Lynch as an Analyst and worked at JP Morgan and Credit Suisse where he was a Vice President in the Structured Products business. Prior to founding Elektron, Tola consulted for Vitol SA on oil & gas opportunities, where he originated over $2 billion in transactions across West Africa.
He holds a finance and Entrepreneurship MBA from the Stern School of Business, NY, USA, together with a Master`s Degree in Systems Management from the Carnegie Mellon University, PA, USA and a BA in Economics from the Rutgers University, NJ, USA.