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The Advisory Board

Abenaa Kessewaa Brown

Abenaa Kessewaa Brown Principal, National Banking College Ms. Abenaa Kessewaa Brown joined the National Banking College in August 2016 as the Principal and Member of the Governing Council, National Banking College. She has over 33 years of experience combined experience in Accounting, Finance, Technology, Learning and People and transformation Strategies across continents.  Prior to joining…

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Abigail Khuluse

Abigail Khuluse With over 12 years’ experience in Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Development, Abigail is a strategist, with passion to empower small business owners so that they can build for growth. She is the founder of Tushiyah Advisory Services, providing design and implementation of SME and Entrepreneurial Development programmes. Tushiyah has, under her leadership, successfully…

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Diana Antwiwaa Amoako

Diana Antwiwaa Amoako Learning and Performance Consultant Diana is a People, Learning and Performance Consultant specialised in Competency Modelling, Leadership Development, Instructional Designing, Blended Learning, Performance Consulting and Coaching. She is the Managing Consultant for Ideas & Update, a People, Learning and Performance consulting unit. Other Team Members Abenaa Kessewaa Brown Abigail Khuluse Diana Antwiwaa…

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Nneka Okekearu

Nneka Okekearu Advisory Board Chairperson Nneka Okekearu heads Gender and is Deputy Director at the Enterprise Development Centre of the Pan Atlantic University. A certified IFC TPMA Assessor, Leadership trainer from the Centre for Creative Leadership US, Global Mentor with the Michigan State University. She has mentored over 1000 entrepreneurs in the last decade and…

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Mehdi Chahed

Mehdi Chahed Chairman, Programme Committee Mehdi holds a master’s degree in finance from the Ecole Supérieure de Gestion et Finances (ESG Finance) in Paris. He has provided business and consulting support for clients in tourism, services and manufacturing sectors and has conducted training for MSMEs in the areas of management, soft skills and quality, in…

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Aïssatou Diallo

Aïssatou Diallo Manager Institut de Gestion Sociale (IGESS) Aïssatou Diallo is Manager of the Institut de Gestion Sociale (IGESS) firm. Based in Guinea, IGESS provides consulting, training and coaching services in human resources management, general operations management, marketing management and personal productivity skills. Aïssatou has over 25 years of professional experience in the private sector…

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Ashraf Shenouda

Ashraf Shenouda Founder and Managing Director, AGS & Associates, Egypt Ashraf is an Egyptian – Canadian professional with an international exposure in 5 continents and more than 25 countries. He holds an exclusive mix of Corporates & SMEs’ Governance and management in addition to coaching and training experience with hands on best practices for more…

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Catharina Gradidge

Catharina Gradidge Catharina holds a master’s degree in Education, provides online facilitation for EF international school and is a certified Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) online designer heading the Tushiya training department. Other Team Members Abenaa Kessewaa Brown Abigail Khuluse Diana Antwiwaa Amoako Nneka Okekearu Mehdi Chahed Aïssatou Diallo Ashraf Shenouda Catharina Gradidge Margaret Jackson,…

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Margaret Jackson, (FLPI)

Margaret Jackson, (FLPI) Conference Convener. Managing Partner, Rainbow Consult Margaret Jackson is a Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) fellow, an International Finance Corporation (IFC) certified Master Trainer and Instructional Designer, in addition to being a certified Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) online designer and facilitator. Other Team Members Abenaa Kessewaa Brown Abigail Khuluse Diana Antwiwaa Amoako…

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Robert Akoto Amoafo

Robert Akoto Amoafo (Secretariat Head) Gender, Human Rights & L&D Expert Robert Akoto Amoafo is a Human Rights advocate, communications expert, personal and organizational development coach and an International Finance Corporation (IFC) certified trainer. His expertise is in Executive Leadership, Governance and Change Management. He also specializes in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Other Team Members…

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