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Kola Karim


Kola Karim

Kola Karim is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of SNRL. Kola also Chairs the Board of SNRL’s parent company, Shoreline , a leading industrial group focused on Infrastructure , Energy and Infrastructure related investments in Sub Saharan Africa. Over the last 3 decades, Shoreline has grown to become the preferred joint venture partner in Africa for companies within its target sectors, its operating companies include Mota Nigeria limited a leading construction company, DBN Energies, a specialist EPC contractor to the oil and Gas Industry and Shoreline Power Company, a leading power generation company.

Kola balances his business interests with a passion for Law, the Environment and contributing to development and education across the continent. Awarded an LLM Masters of Laws in international business Law with a focus on environmental practices, he has championed a pan African agenda at the Harvard Centre for African Studies where he sits on the advisory board with a specific focus on building a Pan African resource center with an initial center launched in South Africa in 2017. Kola also serves on the Africa Advisory board of the London Stock Exchange and is a Young Global Leader Award Honoree (2008), a pioneer and an active member of the Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals of the World Economic Forum.