Babawande Afolabi

Born: Ile-Ife, Osun, Nigeria;

Occupation: Businessperson;

Position: founder & CEO;

Company: Green Africa Airways Ltd;

Industry: Transportation;

Residence: Nigeria;

Nationality: Nigerian

Babawande Afolabi

Babawande Afolabi is the founder & CEO of Green Africa Airways, a new value airline based in Lagos, Nigeria.

He is also the founder of Teatime Capital, a venture capital initiative focused on making micro-equity investments to ultra-small Nigerian businesses in often overlooked regions of the country.

Prior to founding Green Africa Airways, Babawande worked in the finance and airline industries. His experience includes investment banking for financial institutions and emerging market clients at Morgan Stanley, as well as corporate strategy at American Airlines.

Mr. Afolabi earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics from Illinois Wesleyan University (2010), where he also served as student body president. He holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business (2014).

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