Founder, Midridge International
Abiola Adediran is a corporate finance and business strategy expert, speaker, author, trainer and mentor, whose work and impact over the years have been instrumental in driving key transformation across different sectors in Nigeria. A Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Consultant, a PRINCE2-certified Project Manager from APMG International, UK and she holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland. She is the Group Chief Financial Officer of a leading investment management group in Africa with investments in various sectors. Prior to joining her current establishment, she worked at KPMG Professional Services, a leading (Big 4) global consulting firm, where she delivered remarkable performance and rose to the position of a manager. She is the Founder of Midridge International, a pan-African social impact organization that provides world-class business strategy, financial advisory and capacity building support to growing SMEs across Africa. Abiola consults for leading organisations and high growth startups in Africa, sits on the board of growing startups and serves as a mentor to various leading organisations like FATE Foundation, Awesome Treasures Foundation, Women in Management and Business (WIMBIZ), Women in Africa, among others.