Sutton Group Nigeria

Role: Founder and Partner

• Founder and Partner, worked with several international groups to bring them into Nigeria, across Real Estate with Air Harbour Technologies, Ports with Bathgate Management, Procurement with Maya Procurement Services, developed major projects such as Tema Ports Project, raised capital and brought in international management into that port in Accra.

• Consultant to FIFa and ISl worldwide for Nigeria and West Africa from 1999-2002, managed all sponsor rights and event management for the U20 FIFA World Cup in Nigeria in 1999, also reprised that role for CAN 2000(Nations Cup Nigeria/Ghana) and for the Mali 2002 tournament, also represented Ghana Football Association from 2001-2004 and All Ghana National Teams for marketing for the same period. Also with Storm delivered the World Cup Village in 1999 for the tournament at the Polo Club in Lagos.

• Co-founder & investor into major oil trading company PPI international in 2001 which went on to trade successfully with NNPC, Banc Paribas, Trafigura, Mobil, Total, Oando, and many more. I resigned in 2004