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Mr. Tonye Patrick Cole

Independent Non-Executive Director

Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Limited

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Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Limited

Nemours Chambers Road Town

British Virgin Islands

Company Description

Atlas Mara was formed by Bob Diamond, Founder of Atlas Merchant Capital LLC and Ashish J. Thakkar, Founder of Mara Group Holdings Limited, and listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in December 2013. The stated strategy of the Company is ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Group Managing Director Sahara Group

DLB Marine Ltd


Board of Trustees Member
Port Harcourt Literary Society

Board Member
Awesome Treasures Foundation

Board Member

Advisory Board Member

UN Private Sector Forum

Advisory Board Member

Board Member

Lani Group

Member of the Audit Committee
The Future Awards

Board Member
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

Chief Executive Officer, Board Member
MD Sahara Energy Group

Nehemiah Youth Empowerment Initiative

Chief Executive Officer
Sahara Group Ltd



Corona School

King's College , Lagos


University of Lagos

B.Arch/B.Es degrees

University of Lagos



masters degree

University of Lagos

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Tonye Patrick Cole is co-founder and Group Executive Director of Sahara Group, an energy conglomerate founded in 1996 with operations spanning the entire energy chain. The Group operates primarily through 9 operating companies with offices in 8 countries employing approximately 680 direct employees and annual turnover of $10.6 billion (YE2012). In 2013, Sahara's power subsidiary successfully acquired a total of 2,261MW of generation capacity as well as the distribution company covering half of Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos. He is chiefly responsible for the strategic expansion of the organization's energy portfolio and is actively involved in developing up-stream opportunities in emerging markets.
In addition to running one of Nigeria's largest energy conglomerates, Mr. Cole set up the Sahara Foundation and works to inspire the youth of Africa through charities such as his NGO, The Nehemiah Youth Empowerment initiative and Africa 2.0, organizations which aim to influence change in Africa by bringing together young and emerging leaders to develop and implement practical strategies that will produce positive outcomes. In addition, he works closely with a number of foundations in Nigeria including the Down Syndrome Foundation and Slum-2-School project.
Tonye is an architecture graduate from the University of Lagos where he obtained his B.Arch/B.Es degrees.

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Tonye Cole is the co-Founder and CEO of Sahara Energy Resource Ltd, a Nigerian energy sector company. He is a merit honours graduate of Architecture from Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil and an alumnus of University of Lagos.

Tonye began his career with the Brazilian architectural firm GrupoQuartro SA where he worked on the 'greenfields' project which involved the building of Palmas, the capital city of the newly created state of Tocantins. The State Ministry of Justice HQ and the City Hall are among his projects. On his return to Nigeria in 1993, Tonye was appointed Director of Operations at EMSA S.A, a leading Brazilian civil engineering company which won the World Bank-financed water projects contract for Lagos State Water Corporation.

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* Mr Tonye Cole: the youthful CEO, Sahara Group.

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