Belinda “Bella” Ajoke Olubunmi Disu is a highly respected Nigerian business executive, distinguished for her outstanding leadership, corporate governance acumen, and innovative business strategies. Armed with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and a Master’s degree in Leadership from Northeastern University, Boston, Disu boasts a robust educational foundation that has served as a springboard for her illustrious career.

Throughout her professional journey, Disu has held key positions of influence, including serving as the Executive Vice Chairman at Globacom, CEO of Cobblestone Properties and Estates Limited, and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Abumet Nigeria Limited. Her diverse portfolio of roles underscores her multifaceted contributions to Nigeria’s dynamic business landscape. Additionally, she brings her expertise to the boardroom as a Non-Executive Director on the board of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, further amplifying her impact on the country’s corporate sector.

Beyond her corporate achievements, Disu is renowned for her philanthropic initiatives, evident in the establishment of the Bella Disu Foundation, which is dedicated to uplifting vulnerable communities and driving positive social change. Her philanthropic efforts have garnered international recognition, including being honored with the prestigious Chevalier dans ‘l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government, a testament to her commitment to making a difference in society.

As a dynamic leader with a vision for inclusive growth and sustainable development, Disu’s influence transcends the business realm. Her exceptional contributions have earned her a well-deserved place in the Choiseul 100 Africa ranking, solidifying her position as a pivotal figure in Africa’s economic advancement and inspiring future generations of leaders across the continent.