About Bolaji Sofoluwe

Bolaji’s Biography


Bolaji is an internationalisation and market expansion expert with over twenty years of experience in consulting, strategy and banking. Her role as Managing Director of the Enterprise Trade and Knowledge Group, UK, has provided companies and businesses with the proper representation and knowledge to enter and expand across African markets. She has personally supervised the execution of projects in over 32 African countries. ETK Group was named by Her Majesty’s Government (Department of International Trade) as Export Champion in 2020, 2021 and 2023. Bolaji is also a Board Chair at BGEN International, the international arm of one of the UK’s foremost industrial engineering companies as well as a Non-Executive Director and Advisory Board Member in a number of small and medium sized businesses.

Bolaji is primarily sought after for her unique insight on business expansion and market entry. She has developed technology that enhances her methodology for market entry. She provides strategic insights by Guest Lecturing in some of the UK’s finest institutions, including a role as an Entrepreneurship Expert at the Entrepreneurship Centre, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. 

Committed to giving back, Bolaji supports and mentors other entrepreneurs in strategy and business expansion.  She has been a host, panellist and speaker at several conferences and events. 

Bolaji holds a BA in Languages and Linguistics and an MSc in International Business Leadership and Management from York Management School. 

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