Tutu Agyare

Non-Executive Director

Non-executive Director

Tutu Agyare (age 56, Ghanaian) was appointed as a non-executive Director in August 2010.

Key strengths

Corporate finance, audit and accounting, business development, risk management and investor and government relations.


Tutu brings a wealth of financial and investment experience to Tullow from a 30-year career in proprietary trading, investment banking, derivatives trading, business and asset management. After starting his career at O’Connor & Company Securities on the trading floor of the London Stock Exchange, Tutu spent 21 years at UBS, most recently as head of emerging markets in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Tutu also served on the board of directors. In 2007, he founded Nubuke Investment LLP, an investment and advisory business focused solely on Africa. Tutu has also served as a senior adviser to Power Africa, a division of USAid, the United States Government’s international development agency. He was co-chair of the African Acquisition Committee at the Tate Modern Museum, London, and is director and founder of the Nubuke Foundation, a Ghanaian cultural, arts and educational institution. Tutu holds a BSc in Mathematics and Computing from the University of Ghana (Legon), Accra.

Current external roles

Managing partner and chief investment officer of Nubuke Investment LLP and director and founder of the Nubuke Foundation.