Herbert Wigwe

Profile image of Herbert Wigwe, founder of Wigwe University.

Wigwe University

Herbert Wigwe, who died in February 2024, was one of Africa’s foremost corporate bankers. He co-founded Access Holdings PLC and was also the founder of Wigwe University, which aims to educate the next generation of leaders who will change the face of the African continent.


Journalist Yinka Adegoke (Semafor), entrepreneur Herbert Wigwe (Access Holdings) and Helmut Schoenenberger (Unternehmer TUM) speak at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Learning from the Future

This DLD24 conversation between Herbert Wigwe, the late CEO of Access Bank Group, and Helmut Schönenberger, the Vice President of UnternehmerTUM in Munich, focuses on the future of higher education in Africa. The moderator is journalist Yinka Adegoke (Semafor). In his talk, Wigwe describes his new private university in Nigeria which aims to transform tertiary…
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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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