Toki Mabogunje is a business consultant interested in the growth of small and medium enterprises on the African continent.
Toki Mabogunje has a degree in Law from the University of Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria, an LLM in International Business Law from the University of Exeter, England, Executive Management Training in Strategic Organization and Management from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, California, United States of America, training in SME Policy Design and Project Implementation from the ILO Training Center in Turin, Italy, Value Chain Development Training from MDF in the Netherlands, Enterprise Development through value chains and business service markets from the ILO International Training Center, Turin, Italy and several other workshops and seminars all related to the growth and development of SMEs.
Over the last 33 years, Toki has been involved in commercial and business enterprise from both a public and private sector perspective. Toki’s career began as an Assistant Legal Adviser to the Ministry of Defence. She became Senior State Counsel Mercantile and Industrial Law of the Federal Ministry of Justice, Nigeria. She provided legal advise to the Federal Government in its cross border business negotiations with other governments and commercial enterprises worldwide.
Toki moved to the private sector. She worked as Group Head Legal and Corporate Affairs for a start up broadcast enterprise, which grew into a global business concern. Toki was part of a dynamic management team that grew this local broadcaster into a satellite television operation. Toki’s experience extended to other markets within Africa, Europe and the United States. She became CEO of the American subsidiary of the Group. Toki founded the firm Toki Mabogunje and Co. (TMC) in the year 2000 and over the last sixteen years brings her skills, training, expertise and experience to bear when consulting with clients seeking to grow their market share in Nigeria, Africa or elsewhere globally.
Toki is active in the organized private sector in Nigeria. She is a Vice-president of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Membership Committee of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Council Member Business Club Ikeja; former Vice-President South West NASME, Director Negotiation and Conflict Management Group (NCMG), Director Shelter Origins, Super mentor NNEW, among others.