Mr. Abubakar Alfa

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Alfa is an experienced banker, marketer and manager. He is theoretically sound with cross functional experiences in finance, agriculture, manufacturing and consulting. 

He is currently the Managing Director of Market Bridge, a Marketing and Sales firm based in Abuja, Nigeria. Market Bridge is a consultancy outfit engaged in Mercantile activities, Market Research, Branding and Agribusiness. Some of its customers are Crown Flour Mills and Olam Animal Feeds to mention but a few. 

Alfa was General Manager - Sales and Marketing, Crown Flour Mills in charge of northern Nigeria from 2011 to 2017. He was Head, Sales & Marketing Dangote Flour Mill Plc, East and later, North from 2008 to 2011. From 1996 to 2005, Alfa had a successful mortgage and commercial banking career which spanned four institutions. He also had a stint in the capital market sector. 

In addition to running Market Bridge, Alfa is also the incumbent Director General of Summit Business School. Over the years, he has developed passion and strong commitment to promoting private enterprise, organizational excellence, strategy, turnaround projects and performance improvement. 

Alfa holds a Masters of Business Administration and is a fellow of numerous professional organizations including the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, the Institute of Direct Marketing Management and the Institute of Customer Relationship Management.  He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School, Nigeria and the University of Manchester, UK where he attended executive courses on Leadership, Management Skills, Sales and Marketing as well as Supply Chain.

He is married with children. His hobbies include jogging, mentoring and reading