Bimbo Roberts Folayan
Non-Executive Director - Africa and Country Director for Nigeria
Bimbo is an IT Specialist, Business promoter and Diaspora leader who has garnered tremendous amount of all-round experience in the private and public sectors. As an IT consultant he has participated in several bank and telecommunication merger projects across the UK and parts of Europe. He was part of the team that completed the harmonization and re-branding of NTL, Telewest, and Virgin Telecoms (Virgin Media) and also the merger of NatWest Bank with other financial institutions with the Royal Bank of Scotland brand. As a senior IT professional, he has consulted for the major IT consultancies in the UK including Tescom, IBM, TCS, Tesnet amongst several others. He holds the British Computer Society (MBCS) Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and Assessor status amongst several other qualifications too numerous to mention.
As a BAME leader, Bimbo was also the head of the estimated 2 million Nigerian community in the UK and worked closely with the diplomatic mission and government. He mobilises the Diaspora and other British and international investors to collaborate for trade and business development between British companies and Africa in general and Nigeria in particular. He has organized several investment summits attended by heads of governments and thousands of delegates. He is DCV Technologies Non-Executive Director (Advisory) Africa and Country Director for Nigeria.