Gbenga has over 27 years of private equity and corporate finance experience in West African and international markets. He has managed various electric power, natural gas and energy infrastructure transactions in excess of US$3billion and also manages Àrgentil’s principal investment and private equity activities.
At Àrgentil he co-founded First Modular Gas Systems, a clean energy company that develops distributed processing plants utilising gas that would otherwise be flared for power generation and home cooking. As an active investor in many early-stage SME’s Gbenga sits on the board of many companies where he provides strategic advice and support to entrepreneurs across different areas including raising financing, business development, strategy execution, and networking.
His previous experiences include private equity roles at Aureos Capital, corporate finance functions at Standard Bank London, Stanbic Nigeria, and consultancy functions at Syntegra, London.
Gbenga holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Business Management from the University of Greenwich, a Master’s degree in Economics and Management from the University College, London and is a Chartered Certified Accountant in the UK (FCCA) and Nigeria (ACA).