Kayode is the Country Manager for BFA Global's Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator in Ghana, which supports digital commerce companies that are building solutions designed to improve the livelihoods and financial resilience of micro and small enterprises (MSEs). He is a commercial leader and a strategist with over 10 years of experience driving growth in the technology, media, and telecoms industries.
Before joining Catalyst Fund, Kayode served as Jumia Country Manager leading the operations of the E-commerce giant in Ghana. He has been in the digital commerce space for the last 6 years, driving product innovation, digital transformation whilst leading operation, sales, and marketing teams in Nigeria and Ghana.
Across Kayode's career, he has worked with notable institutions in the financial and consulting space, including Bank of America, Santander Bank, and Deloitte in the United Kingdom. His interest lies in sustainable business in emerging markets that seek value at the intersection of people, planet, and prosperity. Kayode holds a BSc in Computer Information Systems from Babcock University in Nigeria and a Masters degree from the University of South Wales in the UK.