Benson Adenuga

Head of Office & Coverage Director, Nigeria

Benson Adenuga joined CDC as Head of Office and Coverage Director for Nigeria in November 2019.

Previously, Benson worked for the IFC in South Africa from where he led their Financial Institutions Group (FIG) for sub-Saharan Africa, and previously for Anglophone West Africa. Before joining the IFC, Benson worked at Actis in West Africa for eight years as an Equity investor. Benson started his career as a chartered accountant working for Arthur Andersen and KPMG. Benson is based in Lagos.

At CDC, Benson is responsible for originating investment opportunities and supporting deal execution and portfolio management activities in Nigeria. He also leads our in-country stakeholder engagement (including with HMG) and CDC office administration in Nigeria.