Managing Director & Partner
Tolu Oyekan joined Boston Consulting Group in 2014, after having interned at the firm in 2013. He has spent time working in both the Lagos and Chicago offices. Tolu is a core member of the Corporate Finance & Strategy, Social Impact, Financial Institutions, Energy, and Global Advantage practices.
Tolu’s client work focuses on strategy and operational topics in the private, social, and public sectors—in industries including oil and gas, banking, government, industrial goods, and health care. He uses his cross-sector experience to increase cooperation among Africa’s private, social, and public sectors. Tolu is also an expert for the firm's climate risk, adaptation, and resilience work in the public sector.
Before joining BCG, Tolu worked as an engineer supporting equipment and process development for a global material science company.
Emerging economy areas like Lagos face droughts, flooding, and sea level rise. With robust adaptation and resilience strategies, they can protect themselves and become climate innovation leaders.
COVID-19 offered valuable lessons in combating epidemic-level disease. Four measures can help institutionalize what we’ve learned.
How can nonprofits accelerate their impact? BCG managing director and partner Tolu Oyekan shows how scalable, data-driven solutions can help any business meet its goals with speed and precision.
Stakeholder support is crucial for ensuring that African vaccine-manufacturing companies can produce sufficient supply for the continent.
BCG’s Tolu Oyekan joins Samuel Egube of the Lagos State Government to discuss how Lagos has set a powerful example for climate investments.
To combat climate change in Africa effectively, investors, governments, and companies must collaboratively develop and finance sustainability-driven ventures that can grow rapidly across the continent’s business ecosystem.
The continent is rich in youthful, entrepreneurial energy. Well-planned investments now can help Africa transform itself into a global center of technological and ecological innovation.
Youth unemployment is rising in Africa. To address it, governments need to identify the most-promising digital jobs and lay the foundation for their creation.
The global climate dialogue needs to give greater attention to how climate change is already affecting African nations—and the continent’s urgent need to adapt.
Africa is setting its sights on a future shaped by a young population, rapid urbanization, climate change, growing digital capacity, regional cooperation, and entrepreneurial innovation.
Climate change poses a significant threat to the continent. But as global decarbonization efforts intensify, Africa could emerge as a green powerhouse.