(Principal, Sub-Saharan Africa MasterCard Advisors Business; Co-Founder, Red Door Gallery)
Bola Asiru is the Principal for MasterCard Advisors, Middle East & Africa with a primary focus on Sub-Saharan African markets. His industry experience spans across the UK and Nigerian banking sectors, financial services, energy & power, publishing, transport, public sector and real estate. He has previously served as the Strategy and Operations Leader, West Africa at Deloitte and continues to write extensively and present on the links between art and finance. Bola Asiru is also a keen art collector and patron of contemporary African art. He is the co-founder of Red Door Gallery in Lagos and supports the growth and mentoring of young Nigerian artists.