Kola Masha is the Managing Director of Doreo Partners, an agriculture-focused, African-impact investing firm. Prior to founding Doreo, Kola was a Managing Director and CEO of a major subsidiary in the Notore Group, one of Nigeria’s leading agricultural conglomerates, where he raised US$24 million to develop an integrated agricultural trading, production and processing business. He led the development and execution of Notore’s commercial strategy across West and Central Africa, preparing the company to sell one million tons of fertilizer and establish a modern seed business. Finally, he led the corporate finance organization, raising US$130 million in equity and restructuring US$360 million in debt. Kola holds an MBA (Honours) from Harvard and Master of Mechanical Engineering (Distinction) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).