About Sola Adesakin

Sola Adesakin is a highly respected wealth coach and chartered accountant with over two decades of transformative impact in the finance industry. As the visionary founder of Smart Stewards Financial Advisory Limited and Smart Stewards Advisory LLC, she has revolutionized the financial wellbeing of countless individuals and businesses across 40 countries. Her methodical approach to ‘make-manage-multiply’ money principles has elevated many from financial stress to prosperity, and mediocrity to exceptional achievement.

Sola is a strong supporter of SDG5 and SDG10, as she seeks to close the gender gap and reduce inequality through financial education, financial technology, and access to funding. Sola’s dedication to achieving gender equality and reducing inequality is evident in her work as an alumna of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs, an initiative of the US Embassy in Nigeria, and the Cherie Blair Foundation’s Road to Growth Program. She is also an alumna
of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program and a member of the Select Global Women in Tech (SGWIT) Mentorship Network of the United States of America. Through the FRUIT Foundation which she serves as Founder and CEO, she has partnered with the US consulate in Nigeria to champion the economic empowerment of women, assisting them to start and scale their business ventures.


Her impressive academic credentials include a BSc and an MBA degree from Oxford Brookes University and Edinburgh Business School, respectively. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom (ACCA), and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA). In addition to her impressive credentials, Sola Adesakin is also Certified Financial Education Instructor℠ and a Member of the Personal Finance Speakers Association.

In recognition of her expertise and leadership, Sola has been honored as one of Nigeria’s 100 most inspiring women in 2020 and one of ABCD Africa’s 100 most impactful voices in 2024. She was recognized as one of Africa’s 100 leading coaches for 2024 . 

Sola Adesakin expertly guided her investment club, one of the largest in Nigeria, to diversify and invest in various asset classes, amassing investments totaling about $8 million within just two years. She contributes her strategic acumen as she sits on the board of four Small and Medium Enterprises , driving growth and innovation. Her expertise in finance and business has earned her recognition from top Nigerian companies who regard her as one of Nigeria’s finest upcoming business women. Through The Smart Stewards, she has led her teams to train for multinationals including one of the big 4, among other  financial institutions. She serves as the Executive Coach for the MBA class at James Hope University. 


Sola Adesakin is not only a thought leader and trailblazer in financial coaching but also a cherished author of eight books that simplify the essence of wealth management. All of her work is about making money less mysterious and
spreading the message around the world, Her insights are regularly featured in national newspapers and leading international media outlets like Yahoo and Forbes, where she shares her extensive knowledge, making finance less enigmatic and more accessible. Her contributions to the public domain have been widely recognized and her admission into the Forbes Coaching Council is a testament to her relentless pursuit of leveraging global alliances and partnerships to empower people to achieve their financial goals.

With her extensive experience, academic credentials, and global partnerships, Sola is well-positioned to empower people worldwide in their pursuit of financial success. She is happily married, and from her base in Lagos, she works with people and businesses all over the world.

Equipper And Nurturer

Using my talents and through the various expressions of my giftings, I run with a mandate to be KIND (ER)…













I am committed to raising an army of people from diverse nations who are:
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