10 Nov Navin Nahata
Navin Nahata is currently the CEO for Infrastructure and Consumer Services Business at Tolaram. He has been at the helm of the Infrastructure business of Tolaram Group from 2016 which included the development of mega projects like the Lekki Port and the Lagos Free Zone. As part of his role as the CEO for Infrastructure Business, Navin also took up the role of the CEO of the Lekki Port project to drive the development efforts by providing the vision and a clear roadmap for this monumental project while at the same time developing and guiding the team of the Lagos Free Zone. Despite the challenging environment and sometimes untenable economic conditions, Navin's penchant for teamwork and building relationships with public and private partners ensured that every milestone of both the zone and the port remained on track. Lekki Deep Sea Port project within the Lagos Free Zone was named & “African Infrastructure Deal of the Year” in 2019 by Project Financial International (part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence), a testimony to Navin’s tenacity and leadership. Navin transitioned into his current role from the role of the CFO for Tolaram Group during which he was been part of the senior management team responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Group.