Mobolaji Balogun joined the Board of Lafarge Africa Plc on the 1st of March 2005 and was elected as the Chairman on the 22nd of May 2015. He also is the Chief Executive Officer of Chapel Hill Denham Group, a leading investment banking firm in Nigeria. He worked for the First City Group for eleven years in investment banking and securities trading.
From April 1993 to January 2001, Mobolaji was Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer at CSL Stockbrokers (part of First City Group) and was also an Executive Director at FCMB Capital Markets, where he led advisory teams in major corporate and complex financial transactions.
He left FCMB Capital Markets in January 2001, to become a co-founder and Director of Econet Wireless Nigeria (now Airtel Nigeria). Mobolaji was pioneer Chief Business Development and Strategy Officer and in October 2001, he was appointed Chief Marketing Officer. He left mobile telecommunications and returned to investment banking when he founded Chapel Hill in 2005. He was appointed to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Africa Board Advisory Committee in September 2009.
Mobolaji is an Economics (Honours) graduate of the London School of Economics, University of London.