Danladi Verheijen invests in and supports the growth of private companies. He is the CEO/MD of Verod Capital Management, a leading investment firm in Nigeria. Before co-founding Verod, Danladi was a Vice President at Citibank Nigeria where he led corporate finance and investment banking transactions and also had responsibility over Citibank’s equity investment portfolio. Prior to that, he held roles at Ocean and Oil Holdings and at McKinsey & Company. He is a director of several companies including GZ Industries, SacOil Holdings, Rotoprint, Shaldag and Niyya Food and Drinks. Danladi received an MBA from Harvard Business School, an M.Sc. in Engineering Economic Systems & Operations Research from Stanford University and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Calvin College. He was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2014 and listed as one of the top 20 rising stars in African Finance by Euromoney in 2014. He is keenly interested in economic development, long distance running and infant behavioral psychology.