Capital of Africa

Charles Ogunwuyi

Our highly experienced investment team has worked together realising significant value for investors spanning over 20 years. 
They have managed investments on behalf of major African corporations, Family Office, Private Capital and Private Equity managers. 

Operating Partner

Mr. Ogunwuyi is a respected general management and business transformation professional with over 20 years work experience driving top-line and bottom line impact.

As a principal within the Coronation Group, he provides support services to Coronation Capital as an Operating Partner in the areas of operational value creation and post-investment operational monitoring.  He joined Coronation Capital and the Group in 2014 and was instrumental in operationalizing the firm in its early days.  He has held several senior management positions at Ford Motor Company North America, Guinness Nigeria Plc. (a subsidiary of Diageo U.K. Plc.) where he was Director of Strategy and Business Transformation, and until most recently, the Director of Retail Sales at “Etisalat Nigeria” a subsidiary of U.A.E-based multinational telecommunications service provider, Emirates Telecommunications Corporation.

He has extensive international and emerging markets experience, having worked and lived in South-East Asia, Europe and the US. He has broad management and hands–on operational experience in growth strategy development, marketing/sales and customer experience effectiveness, supply chain/distribution optimization, and business transformation/change management within the consumer packaged goods, telecommunications, automotive and technology sectors.

He is a Moore Fellow and has an MS in Engineering–Management of Technology from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and the Wharton School, an MS in Computer and Information Systems from the University of Detroit and a BS in Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria.