Entrepreneur and philanthropist. Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, an Africa-based and African-funded philanthropic organization dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship in Africa. Adviser to Private Capital Group for Africa Partners Forum, USAID. Vice-Chairman and key driver in formation of National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria. Co-Chair, Aspen Institute Dialogue Series on Global Food Security. Chairman: Ministerial Committee to establish world-class hospitals and diagnostic centres across Nigeria, at the invitation of the Federal Government; Heirs Holdings, a pan-African proprietary investment company with interests in strategic sectors of Africa's economy. Member, Nigerian President's Agricultural Transformation Implementation Council.