Tonye Patrick Cole

Managing Director at Sahara Energy Ltd.

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Last Updated 11/16/2017

General Information

Employment History

Independent Non-Executive Director  - Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Limited



Corona School

King's College , Lagos

B.Arch/B.Es degrees  - University of Lagos

MD  - 

masters degree  - University of Lagos


Non-executive Director  - Digital Jewels Limited

Advisory Board Member  - Africa

Advisory Board Member  - RISE NETWORKS

Board Member  - Africa

Board Member  - Awesome Treasures Foundation

Board Member  - Enactus

Board of Trustees Member  - Port Harcourt Literary Society

Member of the Advisory Group  - The SDG Fund

Co-Founder  - United Nations Global Compact

Board Member  - Slum2School

Board Member  - SLUM LTD

ADVISORY BOARD Member  - Lani Group

Member of the Audit Committee  - The Future Awards

Board Member  - CWC Group Limited

Active Member of the Global Advisory Council for Energy  - World Economic Forum

Founder  - Nehemial Youth Empowerment Initiative

Founding Member of the UN Private Sector Advisory Group  - UN SDGF

Chief Executive Officer, Board Member  - MD Sahara Energy Group

Board Member  - Bloomberg TV Africa

Board Member  - Nigeria Shippers Council

Member  - PACI Vanguard Council

Web References  

FirstBank hosts 2017 International Sustainability Conference - Maketing World

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire has been invited as Guest speaker at the event with other speakers to include Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, MD/CEO, First Bank of Nigeria Limited and Subsidiaries; Tonye Cole, Executive Director and Co-Founder, The Sahara Group; Ndidi Nwuneli, MFR, Co-Founder, Sahel Capital; Innocent Chukwuma - Regional Director West Africa, Ford Foundation, and Simi Nwogugu - Executive Director, Junior Achievement Nigeria.

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Public announcement!: Nigeria launches the first country level private sector advisory group - SustyVibes

Tonye Cole, Executive Director and Co-Founder Sahara Group, who has been a keen advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals said the group would coordinate and liaise with various stakeholders to achieve accelerated and inclusive development across the nation.

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Tonye Patrick Cole
Tonye Cole is a cofounder and executive director of the Sahara Group, an energy conglomerate that spans the entire energy chain in Nigeria to neighbouring West African countries and beyond.

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