Based in London, he is a business transformation expert and 25-year veteran at the firm, working with major corporate and private equity clients in Australia, Japan, China, Europe and North America. He is a leading contributor to Bain’s Results Delivery®, Organization, Consumer Products, Retail and Air Transportation & Services practices.
Bako is a well-known and respected Global African Entrepreneur. He deals directly with governments and top businesses across Africa, Middle East, Asia, and the United States. Bako specializes in solar energy ventures gear towards solving energy crises in Africa, and boutique investment and trade programs across the world bringing investors, high profile business leaders, and governments together to explore mutual synergies especially investing and doing business in Africa.
Bako is an International Development Expert, Author of 6 Acclaimed Books, Global Speaker, Philanthropist, Global African Entrepreneur, and the creator and leading proponent of the Afridevelopism economic philosophy. Throughout his career, Bako has been a catalyst in creating and launching significant development programs around the world and has received various honors and awards: listed on Forbes Africa 30 under 30 (Class of 2020), received the Global Business Disruptor Award 2018, Africa Business Advocate Award 2019, Africa 40 under 40 (Class of 2021), named one of the Most Influential under 40 People of African Descent, and one of the 2019 Most Admired Young Global African.
Well-known and respected for his ability to assemble business leaders from across sectors, Bako is an indisputable powerful connector who has a strong track record of operational excellence, with an extensive global network.
Bako works relentlessly towards contributing to sustainable economic growth and bolstering Africa’s global competitiveness: he created the Afridevelopism Institute, a Pan-African think tank to contribute meaningfully toward Africa’s development agenda.
Versatile Business Investment Advisor
Bako believes promoting opportunities without limiting himself to only one industry: his portfolio of businesses and investments counts manufacturing, renewable energy, real estate, agribusiness, and exhibition industries operating in different countries.