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DAVIES OKAREVU

Davies Okarevu had his first degree in Surveying, Geodesy & Photogrammetry from the prestigious University of Nigeria and holds two (2) Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Environmental Management from University of Benin and Rivers State University of Science & Technology respectively. He worked in the Oil & Gas Industry (Exploration Sector) for about 15 years before he joined the Public Service of the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2004. Over the years he had attended several courses within and outside Nigeria in Strategic Planning, Public-Private-Partnership (PPP), Project Management among others in various Institutions like Lagos Business School, Cranfield University United Kingdom, Harvard University USA, American Management Association, Euromoney etc.

 

He has worked over the last 16 years with the Federal Government as a Strategic Planner and his basic function was to oversea the Strategic Planning function of the Organization he is posted to. He was one of the Officers that midwifed the Niger Delta Regional Development Master Plan, a 20-year perspective plan for the Niger Delta Region in 2007. He was also involved in skills acquisition and entrepreneurial development for youths and women. He carries out Planning and Budgeting functions in the Public Service Organization. Currently he works out of a State Office in the Southern part of Nigeria.

 

His passion for mentorship is unrivalled as he displayed this everyday in his dealings. He is the Chairman of Future Leadership Mentors Initiative, an NGO saddled with mentoring of youths in Nigeria. He is actively involved in community service in Rivers and Delta States especially during the COVID-19 Pandemic, where he pioneered various support platforms for the less privileged in Nigeria.

 

He plays chess, which he had been playing for over 40years, and he is an avid lover of the Polo game. He is a Knight of the Catholic Church and a registered volunteer of the Church. He is married to Angela and they have children.

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Gisela Abbam

Gisela Abbam, FRSA MBA, BEd (Hons)
Management Consultant, Chair, British Science Association and Global Goodwill Ambassador

Gisela is a Management Consultant, the first Black Chair of the British Science Association, a global Goodwill Ambassador and a multi-award winner. Gisela has worked in conjunction with the WHO, World Bank and the UN to improve health outcomes globally. She currently serves on two Boards and various Advisory Committees. She has presented on career insights to thousands of students.
Gisela was recently named as one of the 100 Women to Watch for FTSE 350 Boards. Gisela is the winner of the 2019 Black British Business Person of the Year Awards. She was awarded Iconic Woman creating a better World for All by the Women Economic Forum. In 2018, Gisela was awarded Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce for her contribution to social change. Previously, she was the Director of Strategic Partnerships and a Company Officer for Abt Associates, a global research and evaluation company.
Gisela was also previously the inaugural Global Executive Director for Government Affairs & Policy for General Electric Healthcare. She developed the global function. She was responsible for the strategic direction of government affairs and policy for GE Healthcare, the $18 billion business unit of GE that provides transformational medical technologies to health customers in over 100 countries. She successfully grew revenues for her Division from $0 to $600 million within a year.  She also created over $1 billion commercial opportunities over a 5-year period through partnerships.
Gisela has written over 45 white papers on various public policy issues and regularly presents at International conferences. She is also an Author of an e-book entitled: “My journey in finding my purpose in life: with 10 steps to help you find your purpose and feel fulfilled in life”. Gisela holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education and an MBA

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Oladele Ogunlana

Oladele Ogunlana is an accomplished Perception Manager and multi-faceted communications specialist, deliberate in Brand Management, Customer Service and Strategic Positioning.

Over the past twenty years, he has worked in reputable companies such as Coopers & Lybrand, The Rosabelleoburnet Group, The Bates Cosse Group as well as Phillips Consulting in Audit, Consulting and Marketing Communications. Over the years he has been successful in harnessing professional relationships through strong leadership, efficient management and dedication to achieving successful marketing campaigns, interventions and positioning.

In order to help Organisations and indeed groom individuals to develop their skills in making Presentations, prepare for the media to sufficiently manage their public personae, he established a relationship with Media Training Worldwide to work through training workshops and one-on-one meetings.

As an Associate Consultant for Brand Management with PowerTalks Corporate and Personal Development Consultants, Nairobi, Kenya, he builds up SME Managers, Individuals and Corporate Bodies that find the need to place significant premium on paying attention to their Brand. Today, he is involved with the “Street University”, an online platform that links learners with mentors who have worked the path they aspire to embark on. At the Street University, Visionaires of the future, learn from the silly mistakes their mentors have experienced.

Always eager to ensure that Organisations and people are concerned about the image they project by association or public expressions, he, along with a group of friends decided on establishing a movement that would take on this role for the continent of Africa. “Project iamafrica” was birthed in 2013 in Cameroun and a plan to launch in Nigeria before the end of the year. “Project iamnigeria” will draw inspiration from the quote, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world, indeed it is the only thing that ever has”.

Oladele is an Associate Member, Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON)

[ November 16, 2020 by adforumco 0 Comments ]

Chef Peniel Uyai

CEO @thefoodbusinessfixer

Chef Peniel is the head Chef at @myndidia, she is also the founder of The Smart Food Business Owners Club, she helps FoodPrenuers Grow profitable food business.

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Isaac Utere

Isaac Utere is a grass-root mobilizer for Creativity and Entertainment. He is the founder of Media works – a family based show business outfit and platform that has birthed many commercial artists and creative persons including his sons LyriQ, Edizys.

Isaac Utere is widely known for his versatility, productivity, unique skills of his 6 kids and affability. His social acumen and encouragement has helped in mentoring and honing the skills of many talented and creative young persons.

Daytime thriller an initiative born out of Isaac Utere’s crafts and passion of his kids in entertainment activities has been providing the desperately needed avenue for established and budding artists to perform on the same stage for same audience. The 10th edition of this event was held on the 18th and 19th of March 2017 with over 100 creative artistes billed for performance.

Isaac Utere is multi faceted, he’s into wood works, metal works, arts and craft which includes drawing and painting, he makes fabrics and more. The pictures attached to this article shows him rocking one of his hand made outfit called Bonitas.

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Oti Ukpai

Fashion entrepreneur.

Creative Director of L’ouche Clothiers: a fashion brand that specializes on bespoke tailoring services for men.

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Ifeoma Okoye

Ifeoma Okoye is an internationally certified event/wedding planner and beauty artist. A Lawyer by profession, however her passion and nag for creativity led her to all things events and beauty. After 6 years of active legal practice and 4 years as a human resource specialist for a CDC U.S.A funded NGO, she founded STM Magical Creations Ltd 5 years ago, an event and beauty company based in Enugu Nigeria known for creating magical memories and subtle beauty. With a dedicated team they always make magic happen, from Maryland U.S.A to Abuja Nigeria and South East Nigeria, she has created exceptional event experiences with her team globally.

Undoubtedly very detailed, creative and professional, she is an exceptional event planner with a nag for details and a talented makeup artist/educator. She has won several awards including Makeup Artist of the year at the Xperience Womanity Award in 2015. She is the only eastern Nigeria member of the Facebook Council of Nigeria; she’s also recently a member of APPOEMN Nigeria

[ November 11, 2020 by adforumco 0 Comments ]

Izore Helen Eki

She is Married with 3 kids and has a Bsc in social studies education. She was a teacher with Edo state Government for 15years until she resigned to follow her passion which is decoration and tent/marquee rentals

She is a Member of different associations like Global event makers, Edo event industry, Nigeria event industry and is a patron of Benin event community.

She loves creating, styling and designing of event venues.

She is passionate about the education and development of young event professionals.

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Bolanle Okusanya Feyita

A multifaceted entrepreneur combining culturally intelligent makeup expertise with 3rd generation funeral services for over two decades.

She is intrigued with the physical and emotional transformations that excellent makeup can an achieve with a genuine understanding and expertise on every skintone.

Bolanle is passionate about diversity in the beauty and committed to making excellent artistry accessible to various levels of skill.

As Nigeria’s pioneer third generation funeral services specialist, she has a unique approach to navigating funeral services making them accessible to this generation and the next.

She founded LTJ Funerals International after tragedy and personal loss to offer professional, compassionate and insightful support to families.

Avid traveler, stimulating speaker, writer and presenter featured in leading publications and media.

[ October 29, 2020 by adforumco 0 Comments ]

Oby Ivy

Obrori Ivy, also known as The Delectable Radio Vida, but more popularly known as Oby Ivy; is an International Model and Ex-Beauty Queen (with multiple titles). She is a seasoned Broadcaster/Broadcast Journalist.

With Over 10yrs years of experience in the Entertainment Industry, Oby Ivy is a Quintessential Compere/Master of Ceremony, an On Air Personality with Garden City Radio 89.9fm and a Voice-over Artist. She holds a record as one of the most preferred Female M.Cs for state functions and formal events in these parts.