Meet the team

One Team – unlimited possibilities

Ayo Sotinrin

Founding Partner&CEO

Ayo Sotinrin is an ardent Environmentalist turned development finance expert with a major interest in infrastructure development. After over a decade working in the finance and investment sector, he founded SAO Capital in 2015.

SAO Capital is a leading Impact investment and Advisory firm.The Advisory arm of the firm is focused on raising funds for infrastructure development for government MDAs through development institutions and civil society organisations in Africa. While the Investment arm is focused on developing Sustainable Agriculture practices, Renewable Energy solutions and Infrastructure Development. The business growth of SAO Capital has since birthed other portfolio companies under the SAO umbrella including SAO Energy and SAO Agro.


Omotola Agbi

Director of Business and Finance

David Olijogun

Business Development Vice President


Femi Popoola

Online Marketing and Communications Manager

Mercy Apollos

Executive Assistant/ Administrative Coordinator

Board of Directors

Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President of Nigeria

Lai Yahaya

Senior ESG Strategy Advisor

Mamadou Toure

Founder and CEO of Ubuntu Group

Arnaud Liguer-Laubhouet

Chairman, Vitall Strategies