BCG West Africa appoints new members
Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global strategic management consulting firm, has announced the addition of Stefano Niavas as Partner, and Ahmadu Musa Kida as Senior Advisor, to its West African team.
Niavas is a Partner and Managing Director of the firm’s Consumer, Global Advantage, Public Sector and Energy practices. Having worked across BCG’s Western Europe, North America and Africa operations, Stefano has built deep expertise on globalization and is an expert in African consumer insights. Stefano leads BCG’s Africa Center for Customer Insight (CCI), which develops proprietary insights, data, and methodologies for understanding consumers across the African continent.
Prior to joining the BCG team, Musa Kida was the Deputy Managing Director, Deep Water Services at TotalEnergies, Nigeria where amongst other accomplishments, he delivered the Egina Field Project, which achieved First Oil at the end of 2018, and was able to achieve peak oil production of 200,000 barrels per day.
Since stepping aside from his role as DMD, Musa Kida has maintained his commitment to contributing to local knowledge across the Nigerian energy space and currently serves as Non-Executive Director at both Heirs Oil and Gas and TotalEnergies Nigeria Limited.
Musa Kida is a civil engineering graduate from Ahmadu Bello University with a post-graduate diploma in Petroleum Engineering from Institut Francaise du Petrole (IFP), France. Commenting on his appointment.
Musa Kida said, “I am delighted to be a part of the BCG West Africa Team. BCG has over the years contributed to Africa’s development and I am excited to be a part of the team. I look forward to accomplishing more feats with the team while sharing my knowledge base and deep expertise acquired over these years. “
Tolu Oyekan, Managing Director and Partner, BCG (West Africa), and Head of BCG Nigeria said: “We are thrilled to welcome Stefano and Musa Kida to the leadership team of our West African office. Their wealth of experience will undoubtedly contribute to BCG’s ambitions to advance Africa and the world on various topics including sustainability and energy transition”