Our Team

Abiodun Oni
West Africa Business Development Lead, Tesla Incorporation.
Stanbic IBTC Bank Oil & Gas, and Power & Infrastructure
Prior to assuming this role, Abiodun acted as the West Africa Business Development Lead for Tesla Incorporation, the world’s largest vertically integrated renewable energy production and consumption company.

Abiodun led Tesla’s energy business development across West Africa, and concluded the first commercial energy projects for Tesla in the region with 3 projects in Nigeria and Sierra Leone worth $3million
He had a gained experience with over 15 years in the banking sector at Guaranty trust bank and Stanbic IBTC Bank (a member of the Standard Bank Group) covering Oil & Gas, and Power & Infrastructure.
He played a key role in developing the bank’s strategy for the Power Sector in 2012 and in securing mandates in excess of US$200million in 2013 for acquisition finance of the power sector assets during the divestment of government interest. Abiodun also played a key role in Stanbic IBTC Bank’s bid and success in the tender for Settlement Bank for NBET in 2014. Prior to joining Stanbic IBTC Bank in 2010, Abiodun spent 7 years in GTBank, where he worked in the Oil & Gas desk in various capacities in the upstream and downstream sectors including Head, Downstream marketing, over 7 years.
He has strong relationship with both the regulators and key public and private sector stakeholders in the Nigerian power sector i.e. Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Pie (NBET).
Abiodun had his undergraduate studies at the University of Ilorin, where he graduated with a B.Sc. in Statistics in 2000.