Eric Idiahi is a financier and venture-capitalist. He is Partner and co-founder of Verod Capital Management Limited, a $300 million Africa-focused private equity firm he co-founded in 2008. Verod Capital Management is active across various sectors and aims to generate economic value with sustainability for the communities in which it operates. At Verod, Mr Idiahi has led several notable mergers, acquisitions and investments in the technology, financial services, education and pharmaceutical sectors.
Prior to founding Verod Capital, Eric was the co-founder and managing partner of Fountainhead Media Group, an investment and advisory firm focused on the Technology, Media and Telecoms sector in Nigeria. He previously worked at Financial Derivatives Company Limited
He sits on the boards of several companies including EMZOR Pharmaceutics Industries Limited; Greensprings Educational Services Limited; Rainbow Educational Services Limited; Central Securities Clearing Systems (CSCS) Limited; Eleva Group; Tangerine Life Insurance Limited; African Lifestyle Limited; Kian Smith Refinery, Eustacia Limited and Lancaster University, Ghana.
He has a BSc in Economics from the University of Houston and an MBA in Business Administration from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. He is a 2020 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow.