Mr. Kyari Bukar is the Managing Director/Co-Founder of Trans Sahara Investment Corporation, a Private Equity firm based in Lagos, Nigeria.
He has an outstanding career in Engineering and Technology having been former Managing Director/CEO at Central Securities Clearing System Plc, Lagos and ValuCard Nigeria (Unified Payments Ltd), Lagos Respectively and Executive Director at FSB International Bank Plc.
Before joining and FSB International Bank, he served in various roles as Manufacturing Development Engineer, Marketing Program Manager, Senior IT Consultant, and as Manager in various sectors of the Hewlett Packard corporation in the United States of America.
Kyari Bukar was the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and currently serves on several other Boards; Chairman, SUNU Assurances Plc; Chairman, Ventures Platform; Chairman, ARCA Payments Ltd; Independent Non-Executive Director, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Ltd; Member, Nigerian Youth Alliance of Atlanta, Georgia; Member, Committee of Harmonization of National ID; Member, Nigeria Technology Consultative Group; and leader of Employee Business Contribution Network (HP).
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria, and a Master's degree in Nuclear Engineering from Oregon State University Corvallis, USA.