Commodity Port is a globally focused marketplace for all categories of commodities (e.g. agriculture, energy, mining, and solid minerals) where global buyers and finance providers can interact with local sellers and projects in a high trust and value creating environment. Commodity Port is well structured to provide the bespoke expertise, tools and technology to facilitate cross-border trade and finance.
Laide is an executive and programme leader with extensive delivery experience in impact financing projects and entrepreneurial environments with a background in Financial markets including Investment Banking, Trading Technology and Commodities Trading. Laide has led and developed multiple businesses in emerging environments, particularly in the commodities value chains.
Laide is responsible for growing firm revenue across key commodity segments globally as well as the development of strategic client partnerships.
Laide holds a graduate degree in Economics and is a doctoral researcher at Aston Business school, UK, undertaking research into innovation frameworks as a developmental tool in the commodities value chains. An astute scholar, he holds an MBA from Warwick University, UK and a postgraduate degree from Brunel University, UK.
Regional Director, EMEA
Aminu Bawa Tukur
Aminu is a seasoned administrator and savvy businessman. With several years of experience delivering commercial projects, strategic procurement and public service initiatives.
Aminu is responsible for growing firm revenue across key commodity segments and the development of strategic client partnerships in the West African region and oversees all operational aspects in the region. He holds a graduate degree in Business Administration and an MBA.
Nwanyibuife Lara Gana
Lara has over fifteen years of experience in Project Management and Business development/sales across the alternative assets’ spectrum covering commodities, real estate and venture capital funds.
A go-getter and experienced business development and sales specialist, Lara is responsible for business development efforts within the EMEA region. Lara holds a graduate degree in Geography and a master’s degree in strategic project management from the University College London, United Kingdom.
Lara also sits on the board of several businesses and portfolio companies.
Head, Business Development
Victor’s focus lies on strategic marketing and partnership development for Commodity Port. With over 11 years of experience in marketing and a background that includes extensive knowledge of digital and traditional marketing channels.
Victor is a faceted marketing oriented person with hands-on experience in management, customer relations, business development, product and building brand familiarity. He is skilled in assessing ROI, time management, quantitative and qualitative analysis.
He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Uk.
Head, Marketing & Comms