Felix Achibiri is an alumnus of Harvard Business School USA and University of Port-Harcourt. An astute entrepreneur and businessman with board experience spanning leading companies in several sectors of the Nigerian economy. His extensive corporate experience comes with proven achievements in oil and gas, engineering and construction, telecommunications, financial services, agribusiness, mobile money operations, digital biometrics, inclusive real estate and business background in national, international and multi-cultural environments. Mr. Achibiri is the visionary and executive chairman/founder of DFC Holdings Limited; a venture capital company and also the Chairman of DFC Capital Limited, a private equity/investment advisory company.
He co-founded and sits on the board of several companies amongst them: DTH Africa, a Technology Accelerator, Start-up Incubator, and technology-focused venture capital company with a strategic initiative to accelerate the pace of technology development in Africa, Genesis Energy Holdings Limited, a full-service energy solution company providing power generation, transmission and distribution services in African States with a motto “Lighting Up Africa…One Community at a Time”; GEL Utility Limited; Fortis Mobile Money Limited; African Green Projects Limited (Afrigreen); Blackaion Capital as Advisory Board
Member; MSMES Ecosystem Limited and many others. He is widely travelled and has attended several international professional courses, exhibitions and workshops. He has also garnered several awards in different fields and sector of Nigerian and African Economy which includes Century International Quality ERA award, Gold Category, by Business Initiative Directions (BID) (2015) Geneva, Switzerland. He was the former Chairman of Fortis Microfinance Bank Plc.
Mr. Achibiri is a member of several institutes and professional bodies such as fellow, Chartered Institute of Public Resources Management and Politics- Ghana (CF. PRMP), Member Society for Corporate Governance- Nigeria, Member Board of Trustee, Institute of Professional Industrialists and Management Development, Nigeria, Member Institute of Directors of Nigeria (IoD), Associate Member, Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Fellow Public Administration and Management Development Institute (PAMDI), Fellow Institute of Credit Administration, Nigeria (FICA), Member Body of Fellows of Institute of Credit Administration, Nigeria (ICA), Fellow Institute of Professional Industrialists and Management Development, Nigeria (IPIMD) among others.
Mr. Achibiri brings his unwavering strength in identifying opportunities, making the right connections and building relationships for actualization of set business goals. He is married with children.