African middle class


Subomi Plumptre, a radiant luminary of innovation and empowerment, spearheads groundbreaking initiatives in the domain of financial prosperity and social entrepreneurship. As the co-founder of Volition Blue (USA) and Volition Cap (Nigeria), she is dedicated to bringing economic growth to the African and Diasporan middle class through her pioneering fund management model.

A Visionary Social Entrepreneur

Subomi’s journey is driven by a deep conviction in the transformative power of the middle class in driving economic progress across Africa. Recognizing the pivotal role they play, she designed a fund management model that harnesses the potential of investment clubs and remittance investing. Her groundbreaking approach has earned her recognition and a license from the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission, solidifying her position as one of the few female CEOs in the asset management industry.

A Trailblazing Career in Strategy and Branding

Before embarking on her entrepreneurship journey, Subomi carved out a distinguished career as a strategy and branding expert, accumulating over two decades of experience. As a Director at Alder Consulting, she curated Africa’s first research-based social media and brand reports, leading high-profile projects including the rebranding programs of key Federal Ministries and major banking institutions.

A Multifaceted Achiever

Subomi’s impact extends beyond the realms of finance and branding. She is a published author, an Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Lagos, and a Gates Foundation Goalkeeper. Her work has been featured by prestigious platforms such as CNN, Forbes, Inc, and The Guardian Newspapers. She is also a TEDx speaker, a mentor in the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), and a recipient of numerous accolades including the GIFEW Award and the 100 Women Impacting Africa honor.

Championing Social Change

Subomi’s commitment to social change is further exemplified through her foundation, The Subomi Plumptre Trust, which focuses on addressing challenges in education, health, and culture. Her dedication to making a difference extends to her active involvement in blogging, music composition, and her insatiable curiosity about new cultures cultivated through extensive travel.

Subomi Plumptre’s journey is a testament to the power of vision, innovation, and unwavering dedication in transforming communities and empowering the next generation of leaders in Africa and beyond. Follow her inspiring journey and insights at subomiplumptre.com as she continues to chart new paths and drive positive change.