Lawyer, Light of Africa Foundation, Poland which supports companies from Poland with Business investments in Sub-Saharan Africa, and deals with electrification of rural areas in Africa.
Anna served as Head of Forum Młodych PIS, which cooperates with the Deputy Prime Minister of Poland.
She served as President of the Zjednoczenie Society of Poland, which unites social activists and local leaders.
Anna was nominated for the Polish Community Award Polak z Pasją [a Pole with a passion] and Złoty Mikrofon Radia Rampa [Radio Ramp’s Golden Microphone] in New York, for her activities that benefit the Polish community.
Owner of We Get Digital – Website & Digital Consultancy
30 Years plus ‘getting’ digital
Author of Smart Website Planning and Owner of a small Web Agency based in North London and established in 2008.
Carol is totally focused on helping business women not let a lack of digital knowledge hold them back in business! This has let Carol to launch a projects called Women On the Web (WOW) which will help business women overcome technology and learn the digital skills they need for their business.
Carol will be launching WOW at WinTRADE. She will present the programme and concept and how you can benefit and get involved.
Director of YouGov the research and polling company specialising the in political arena. Ex Producer of the BBC’s Any Questions, Carole has the art of networking buttoned down.
With a database of 50,000 “friends” and her personal big black book of Who’s Who including past and present Prime Ministers, Politician, Journalists, Celebrities, Entrepreneurs, and many more.
Carole takes networking beyond networking for friends to networking for contracts. Carole is also Patron for Charity One Young World, Chair of The Desmond TuTu Foundation and also chairs EDV a charity against domestic violence.
A Global Leader in the Pharmaceutical Industry and proud Founder of Naturally Tribal Skincare Ltd, Shalom Lloyd holds a BSc and MSc Pharm from the Ukrainian Academy of Pharmacy and an MBA from the University of Liverpool. With a keen interest and passion for people, business and trade in emerging markets with a special interest in Africa, Shalom is an active mentor, supporting women to connect and find their voice through networking, developing relationships and championing trade.Leadership to her means combining the ‘what’ with the ‘how’ and the ‘who’ – looking at opportunities that present themselves, putting and connecting with the right people and doing this courageously, continuously challenging the status quo, with integrity, passion and fairness. A proud CommonwealthFirst Export Champion, Precious Award 2017 Outstanding Woman in STEM, Finalist ‘Female Entrepreneur’ Women Leaders MK Awards 2017 and Women4Africa Awards 2018 finalist.
Dr Josephine Ojiambo, Deputy Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Dr Josephine Ojiambo is the Deputy Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Secretariat, overseeing the political, human rights, rule of law, and communications.
Dr Ojiambo has previously served as Chief of the Executive Board and External Relations Branch at the United Nations Population Fund…
Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu PhD, MBA, LLM, MA, LLB, IAQ New York Attorney & Solicitor of England & Wales .Founder & Editor-in-Chief of the Women in Leadership publication Shola is a dual qualified lawyer with broad corporate and commercial experience in the financial services industry with key focus on corporate investment banking and asset management. She is the Editor of the quarterly global Women in Leadership publication and also a Huffington Post contributor. She founded the legal consultancy company, Legal Distinction, to provide strategic legal risk management to SMEs. She has a decade of experience facilitating effective decision making to deliver key mandates; brokering strong alliances and cultivating productive relationships to influence and shape outcomes. Shola is passionate about diversity, socio-legal values and mentoring people to be visionary and achieving their goals.
Appointed in 2017 as Chief Executive Officer at Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, Richard Burge is also currently a member of the Council of Durham University, Chair of the Council of Hatfield College, Durham, and a Commissioner to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. From 2009 to 2017, he was a Chief Executive at Wilton Park, an executive agency of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office which brings together leading representatives from the worlds of politics, diplomacy, academia, business, civil society, the military and the media to provide innovative thinking on global issues. From 2005 to 2009, he was a Government Commissioner for Rural Communities and a trustee of the Commonwealth’s Iwokrama Rainforest Centre in Guyana. During this time, Richard was Strategy Director for the African Parks Foundation. He also established Beyond Carbon – a strategic science, technology and policy company.From 2000 to 2005, he was Chief Executive of the Countryside Alliance, a rural campaigning organisation with 120,000 members. From 1995 to 1999, Richard was the first Director General of the Zoological Society of London responsible for the management of London Zoo, Whipsnade and Europe’s largest conservation science research centre
Gulrukh Khan Is a multi award winning Film Maker, Holistic Specialist and Thought Leader.
She is also an upcoming author, a public speaker, Compère, and Chair for the London and U.K. arm of one of the largest international women’s forums in the world.
She has worked with many high profile people within film and her holistic practice. She is a proactive advocate of causes related to human / animal rights and environmental issues. She speaks at many demonstrations.
She has spoken at international conferences and has shared the stage with dignitaries, royalty, celebrities and Forbes listed Business Leaders.
Heather Melville OBE, CCMI is an established Banker and currently the Head of Business Inclusion Initiatives , for Commercial & Private Banking , Royal Bank of Scotland.
Heather has over 30 years experience in financial sales and marketing roles in a variety of global organisations and is recognised as an innovator in the field. Her achievements include the sale of the first global payments licenses for major Asian & US Banks. In September 2016, Heather was appointed to the Board and as Chair of the Advisory Committee for ‘CMI Women’ at the Chartered Management Institute. Heather is also the Non Executive Director for Enterprise Enfield, a Government backed social enterprise. Heather is a Diversity and Inclusion leader and the Founder and Global Chair of RBS Focused Women’s Network. She has been recognised in the Financial Times, in the 2016 Upstanding 100 BAME Executive Power List, 2017 EMpower 100 Ethnic minority leaders as well as the 2017 HERoes Top 50 Champions of Women in Business. In 2017 Heather was recognised with an Order of the British Empire for her ‘services to Gender Equality’.
Kristin Sharpe, Director, European School of Economics
Kristin Sharpe, Director of the European School of Economics. The European School of Economics (ESE), famously known as the 21st Century Business School is a Private Business School, offering Bachelor’s Degree, Masters MSc or MBA and short programmes at its centres.
The School has six campuses around the world including London, Rome, Milan, Florence, Madrid, and New York and also offers online blended courses.
Graduates from the European School of Economics are among the most competitive business professionals on the market, prepared for leadership roles across the globe.
LARISA MILLER: Former Co-Chairman, Beacon of Hope, United Arab Emirates
From Abu Dhabi, Larisa Miller is the recent Larisa Miller is a Business Development Manager for Her Highness Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan; Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Alliances for Global Sustainability, a company owned by Her Highness; and, co-chairman of Beacon of Hope UAE, a non-for-profit social enterprise founded and under the patronage of Sheikha Shamma.
Beacon of Hope UAE is an initiative that aims to make a positive impact on youth living in impoverished or war-torn regions through education and youth philanthropy, by delivering simple solar light kits which are developed with university students in the UAE.
Executive Director for Europe for WEConnect International
A global organisation championing supplier diversity in procurement and helping majority owned women businesses to connect into the corporate supply chain.
She has lead responsibility for the organisation in Europe and her role involves developing corporate and public sector support as well as growing and supporting a network of c1,000 women owned businesses across Europe.
MICHELLE LONG: Publisher, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Avant Gard Magazine, Los Angeles.
Editor-in-Chief of Avant Garde Magazine published in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Avant Garde Magazine features the latest trends and styles in the world of fashion and philanthropy.
Available both in print and online, the publication highlights the amazing talents of well-known Hollywood designers, models, photographers, hair and makeup artists, actors, and writers in the industry.
From casual to couture, Avant Garde Magazine has been acclaimed as every reader’s insider guide to fashion’s most fabulous editorials and up-and-coming designers. In addition to delivering some of the biggest fashion trends, events, personalities, and beauty stories.
Bolaji Sofoluwe (Director, Business Development & Strategy, ETK Group and CABE)
With sixteen years of expertise and experience in Africa and the UK, Bolaji has a proven track record of strategically positioning businesses—from start-ups to established corporates—to thrive within complex African markets. Her focus has been helping these companies overcome the challenges of the unique business landscape of the continent; achieving scale while developing mutually beneficial relationships. In over ten years as a management consultant, she has worked with more than 400 businesses, covering diverse sectors including Aviation, Financial Services, IT, Oil and Gas, Agriculture, Beauty and Fashion. As co-founder of the Enterprise, Training & Knowledge Group, Bolaji has led ETK’s consultants to help global companies make connections in 11 African countries to date. Her previous jobs include working for the Central Bank of Nigeria, Halifax Bank of Scotland and The Business Factory Management Consultancy as a Director, Business Consulting; roles that have taken her to Senegal, Cote D’Ivoire and Nigeria. An Africa SME Advocate, Bolaji is a creative and engaging conference speaker, a business mentor with a B.A in Languages and Linguistics. She is also fluent in French.
Marion Tjin-Tham-Sjin is the daughter of a Chinese father and a Dutch mother. After her father passed away in 2003, feelings for her Chinese roots became increasingly stronger. In 2006, she founded her own company Splendid China. Splendid China assists European entrepreneurs with exporting their products and services to China. Meaning, if you are an exporter and you want to conquer the huge Chinese market with 1.4 billion people, contact Marion from Splendid China! There is no necessity to learn Chinese or acquire knowledge of the Chinese culture. Splendid China has offices in Shanghai and The Netherlands.
Perez Ochieng is the CEO and Director of SACOMA Global Foods Innovation, a Catalyst for Agriculture Programme Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship. Perez is CommonWealthFirst Export Champion, flying the flag for United Kingdom Business Overseas Markets.
She emerged as winner of the World Food Innovation Awards 2017 at the International Food Exhibition London Event for the Best Social Responsibility Initiative.
board member of the Centre for Economics and Business Research
Professor Vicky Pryce is a board member of the Centre for Economics and Business Research and sits on the Economic Advisory Group of the British Chambers of Commerce and on the advisory board of OMFIF, the central banking think tank.
She was previously senior managing director at FTI Consulting, Director-General for Economics at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Joint Head of the UK Government’s Economic Service.
Sophie Walker is Leader of the Women’s Equality Party, a new collaborative force in UK politics to put women’s rights at the top of the agenda and close the gender gap.
She has helped to build the party from scratch into a grassroots movement with thousands of members and registered supporters and some 70 branches in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland. WE (as the Party is known) aims to do politics…
A Pennsylvania, USA native; Alexia holds a Bachelor’s in International Business & Economics, Licenses in Health, Property & Casualty Insurance, and Certifications as a Customer Experience Professional and Organizational Change Manager. Alexia spent 12 years in financial services, receiving national recognition for performance and participation in commercials reaching global markets. Embodying the entrepreneurial spirit, Alexia transitioned from her corporate role, launching her Professional Evolution Agency, Milestone Pros. Her effort to provide operational solutions didn’t stop there; in Q4 of 2017 Alexia partnered to open the 1st Black Women Owned Virtual Contact Center in Philadelphia, PA, S.O.S Virtual Network!
Tineke is a Business Accelerator and in business for nearly 30 years.
She started at the age of 25 with an outdoor and survival traveling business. She operated internationally. After 22 years she sold this business and dedicated herself to helping business women to grow their business to its full potential.
For many years she studied how women do business. This resulted in a though row report called “How Women do Business”. How men do business she knew all too well because that is what she did most of her career. She was elected as the best female business owner of the county.
She was the national champion freestyle whitewater kayaking.
Taha is the Chair of UK Asian Business Council (UKABC). In addition, he is Managing Director of Monkey Consulting Ltd, specialising in international business development and marketing internationally. As Asia TV UK’s CEO he hosts Business Talk with Taha, Politics: The Debate, Umeed-a-Saher: Friendship Between India and Pakistan and In Conversation with Taha. His experience spans geographical regions, including the UK, Europe, Asia, Americas and Africa. He has been appointed at the Economic & Business Advisor to the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara in Uganda. Taha holds several non-executive director roles in the private sector and is an advisor to Charities in Britain.
Catherine Wines is the Co-Founder of WorldRemit. Her belief that digital innovation would enable faster, lower-cost money transfers around the world lead her to co-found WorldRemit in 2010. Her current board responsibilities focus on corporate governance and compliance. She represents the company with keynote appearances at major conferences and in the international media, talking on fintech, innovation and women in business. A qualified accountant, she has extensive international experience and deep knowledge of the money transfer industry. She has held a number of previous corporate leadership roles. At Coinstar Money Transfer, she was a regional director, actively involved in scaling up the business the UK, Ireland and Benelux
Is a senior audit partner at Deloitte LLP, working with global, listed clients in the areas of due diligence, stock exchange and other regulatory reporting in the UK and US. She interacts with the Boards of Directors and their teams at those listed corporates on a variety of corporate development activities. Anna acts as a sounding board to a number of the CFOs or other board members she works with. Anna is a Board Member of the North West European Board for Deloitte an is member of the Executive team for the Audit practice in the UK, with responsibility for our talent strategy and programmes. Anna leads our FTSE 250 CFO client programme.
Izabella is a Performance Nutrition & Wellness Coach who she has been working as an Independent Herbalife Member for over 23 years. Through her ‘Total Wellness’ business she helps clients to embrace a Healthy Active Lifestyle and understand how what we eat and how we think has a major impact on our energy, overall well-being and performance in our personal, family and professional lives. She is the author of the upcoming book ‘Stop Dieting, Start Eating’. She is also a co author of the newly published book ‘Paying it Forward’, and looks forward to sharing her knowledge at Wintrade Week.
Is the CEO of SensXAfrica, an international platform that focuses on global Finance and Entrepreneurship. SensXAfrica plays a leading role in enabling entrepreneurs and finance professionals by supporting them with business skills, networks and investment opportunities. Bibusa is an award-winning communication and business development expert and certified Public Administration Expert with more than 10 years of experience. She works on project environments and sectors that bring people together by developing professional relations for successful collaboration and to achieving optimal results. She also runs training workshops on Social Enterprise and is a regular Speaker at Social Enterprise Conferences held across the globe, including Sensibility Germany, the largest Social Entrepreneur Congress in the world.
Devyani is an award winning FTSE 100 Senior HR Director and has also been recognised by the Financial Times/ EmPower ( 2017 Ethnic Minority Leaders List) and the Cranfield Business School ( FTSE 100 Women to Watch for) . She has however taken the risk of being an entrepreneur and setting up HR Tech an Angel Investment a venture fund where the investors are all FTSE 100 senior HR Directors, investing in People Tech startups . This is a unique concept globally and will accelerate innovation in the workplace through employee productivity along with strengthening the UK’s position around changing the ‘Future of Work
Dayna Byfield is a dynamic financial educator. Helping people beat the banks and learn the inside rules of the money game. Get ready for a fun-filled, interactive, no-nonsense, plain English session on effective financial planning. Cover topics such as; what to consider when financially planning?, the root of financial success – mindset, the 6inch rule that will change your financial life forever! the history of money (and why this is Important) what’s debt got to do with it? and more! This is sure to be the best 45minutes that you’ll invest in 2018.
George Pau-Langevin was appointed Junior Minister for Educational Success (ministre deleguee a la reussite educative) in July 2012 at the French Ministry in the Ayrault government under President François Hollande and become in 2014 the minister for French overseas territories (ministre de l’outre-mer) In recognition of her achievements and contributions Langevin received the French Legion of Honor medal in 2002. George Pau-Langevin is a French lawyer, politician, and author who was born in Pointe à Pitre, Guadeloupe. She worked as a lawyer at the Paris Court of Appeal from 1971 through 1988 and from 1994 to 1997. In 1989 Langevin was elected a municipal counselor in the twentieth arrondissement [district] of Paris and in 1992 she was elected as regional counselor for Ile de France. When she was elected to the National Assembly in 2007 she became the first Caribbean-born deputy to represent a region in metropolitan France
Mary-Ann Stephenson (Director, UK Women's Budget Group)
Mary-Ann Stephenson has worked for women’s equality and human rights for over twenty years as a campaigner, researcher and trainer. She was previously Director of the Fawcett Society and a Commissioner on the Women’s National Commission. She is a founder member of Coventry Women’s Voices and a board member at Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre. She has a PhD in Law from the University of Warwick.
Amne is the Founder and Principal of Shikana Law Group, an independent law firm in with offices in Tanzania and Zanzibar and in the process of opening offices in Kigali, Nairobi and Kampala making it an true pan-African outfit ready to service investors who have cross border operations in Africa. Shikana Law Group was recognised as the Recommended Law Firm for Foreign Investments and Investment Law in Tanzania in 2017 and Amne has been recognised as a Leader in Law and Recommended Lawyer for Investment Law by the Global Law Experts.
SHARON CONSTANCON, CEO of Genius Methods and Chairperson, South African Chamber of Commerce.
Genius Methods – a company that offers tailor-made board evaluation and board development services to companies ranging from listed to SME. Sharon’s experience in risk management at the Board level of more than 250 major, and often worldwide, companies along with her knowledge of regulations, international finance, corporate governance and financial markets have provided her with the ability to work with Boards on more than one level – strategic, risk, governance and treasury behaviour. This experience enables Sharon to support Chairmen, NEDs and FDs in their strive to improve the leadership and challenge within Boards. Sharon is also the CEO of Valufin, a company specialising in independent foreign exchange advisory services to companies and individuals involved in international business activities. With over three decades of experience in the corporate financial services sector with particular emphasis on treasury risk management, Sharon helps her customers understand where financial risks lie and how these can to be mitigated.
Penny has been speaking from the heart in her talk entitled “Business is Personal”.
For the past 20 years Penny has evangelized, trained, consulted and built businesses ensuring that business’ embrace the ability to socially connect online and offline in their leadership, words and culture. Penny created the world’s first business social network in 1998, Ecademy. Awarded an OBE in 2014 for this contribution, Penny then spent 3 years in the digital skills sector, notably building a new Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing and helping 1000 young people into jobs. Now Penny is pioneering a change in offline networking, building The Business Cafe as a destination for homeworkers and small businesses across UK High Streets.
Superwomen is a multimedia concept in The Netherlands, founded by Wendy Broersen, that inspires to inform thousands of women with global news. Moreover, superwomen creates new role models through storytelling and aims to empower and connect. Superwomen’s platform is available without any additional charge and strives for the visibility and credibility of women. The latest initiative of Superwomen, working together with 3 nationwide partners, is to establish a ‘Female Talent Proof’ environment. Wendy Broersen provides with her platform a linkage for women to become speakers, to be featured by other media and grow their companies and careers in established companies.
Yulia is an passionate entrepreneur, author, public speaker and the founder of “FAB academy”. She was born in Siberia and raised in Belgium, studied Business Management, worked as a Private Banker in Brussels and Geneva. Helped start-ups grow their business abroad and worked as business coach before starting FAB academy, where we help women breakthrough. For women who want to live a balanced life, building a business based on their passions, who strive for freedom in every aspect of their lives. This is possible, if you recognize your feminine power, become more mindful and do not forget: your head is at service of your heart. For her, Feminine entrepreneurship means being mindful – pace, feel, connect and act.
Carol Rosati OBE has championed women in senior leadership for the last decade since founding the women’s board network Inspire in 2008. What started as a spare-time project, the network grew from 280 to over 8,000 women globally, with chapters in the U.K., U.S. Asia, and Europe. An inspiring leader, coach and mentor to her peers and emerging female talent, Carol has been responsible for promoting women to some of the most senior roles in business and changing the hearts and minds of boardrooms around the globe. She works with many organisations to promote diversity of thought and better balanced teams, using her accumulated knowledge to create diverse workforce and inclusive cultures. She was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s 2015 Birthday Honours List for Services to Women In Business and included in the Global Top 50 D&I professionals list in 2016 and 2017. She is a Trustee on the UN Women UK National Committee.
Margaret de Valois is a well renowned Actuary as well as a mum to 18 month identical twin girls. Based from her home by the beach in Cornwall, Margaret splits her working time between acting as Associate Director for a successful financial services recruitment agency and Chairing Cornwall Councils Remuneration Board and the Pensions Board for IMERYS Minerals. She is also a BBC Expert Woman and has appeared extensively on TV, commenting on pensions and financial services. In her spare time she enjoys surfing and also recently completed her 5th half marathon, on home turf, at the Eden Project
Reena is Chairman and Co-Founder of Women Empowered, social initiative run by volunteers that aims to inspire and help women (and men) make the best of their individual talents and skills by connecting with successful and inspirational individuals. WE aim’s to create a powerful yet exciting network open to all though its events, charitable work, blog and debate group. The group is championed and supported by prominent women and men from all walks of life, from politics to media, from finance to music.www.womenempowered.co.uk
Reena was successfully elected as one of the three District Councillors for Moor Park & Eastbury in May 2014. She previously ran as a County Council Candidate 2013 and is on the Conservative Parliamentary Candidates list
Nicky is a performance coach, qualified accountant and breast cancer survivor. With a career spanning 25 years Nicky has experience as a finance professional, operations director and business owner in sectors including drug development, technology, psychometrics and a national charity. Combining her professional skills and personal experiences, Nicky launched Ultimate Woman in 2018 to empower professional women to be strong, authentic leaders of financially sound, life changing businesses. The network helps women to overcome limiting beliefs, fears and challenges to help scale your business, boost your career and become an ultimate champion.
Ashley Verma, a former Broadway actress, is changing the way we view health and fitness as Founder of Define London. By exerting a fresh outlook on the way we workout, DEFINE London’s mission is to sculpture a stronger, healthier and more inspired version of YOU. When a shattering Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury brought the 16-year Broadway career of Ashley Verma to a premature end, many could’ve forgiven the West Virginia, USA native for shunning all suggestions of a further career in fitness. However that one jump split from a show back in 2015, which blew out her knee, has proven to be the catalyst for the launch of DEFINE London in the UK for 2018. The intense rehab on Ashley’s knee gave her time to evaluate her next career ‘glissade’ across the pond, helping to form the inspiration behind London’s newest fitness hub. Through years of teaching fitness in New York, Ashley incorporated what she already knew, with her physical therapy routines to launch the DEFINE London brand which now has 10 unique class concepts under its umbrella. Jumping on the latest craze, Barre fitness amongst other fitness workouts, Ashley’s first studio has launched in Fitzrovia with already plans of expanding across London and beyond.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will become effective on 25 May 2018. Thereafter, any business that collects or processes personal identification information of any individual in the European Union (“EU”) shall be responsible for and must be able to demonstrate compliance with the data protection principles in the GDPR. GDPR affects businesses in the EU and non-EU businesses that involve handling personal data of EU subjects. The consequences for non-compliance are severe. This course will provide delegates with a good understanding of the requirements of GDPR, the implications for SMEs and what is required to remain compliant.
Featured on the BBC’s television programme “The Speaker” Kymberlie Andrew is an accomplished High Impact Communications Master Trainer with bases in London and NY. She has an impressive contacts book and track record in consistently impacting people, business and brands by teaching how to lead, present, articulate and pitch with impact. Her clients refer to her as “The Game Changer” and they include diplomats, leaders of industry, charities, universities, and schools. Kymberlie learned her craft as an award-winning veteran BBC Journalist by tutoring and supporting people with interesting stories to deliver to get their message over to their audiences.
The Rockstar Mentoring Group was set up by Jonathan in 2007 as he wanted to create a model for ALL types of businesses to benefit from REAL Mentoring. Jonathan was in the London property market where his mentor helped him build a large portfolio, and has taken the model of having to set real goals to be achieved over a 6 month period. He works with his mentees to achieve it and show a measurable return on investment. So far he has mentored over 50 mentees within Rockstar and has an incredible track record.
has worked as a musician, teacher and editor. She was the first ever senior British deaf diplomat from 2001-11 before having a key posting removed due to her support needs. Jane uses her experience of exclusion and the resilience she has developed in her role as a Director of Result CIC. This social enterprise supports marginalised people to be ‘confidently different’, providing professional coaching and training. It won a National Diversity Award after only 3 years in business. Jane has twice been cited in the Power 100 list of the UK’s most influential disabled people.
Founder & CEO, Click Africa created Click Africa, a television show that broadcasts across the African Continent. Josey has hosted several African leaders including President Robert Mugabe, HE Olusegun Obasanjo (Former President of Nigeria), HE Jerry Rawlings (Former President of Ghana) HE Muhammad Buhari (President of Nigeria), high profile business executives and ordinary citizens doing extra ordinary things. In recognition of her efforts, the Government of Zimbabwe appointed Josey as a Non-Executive Board Member of Zimbabwe Investment Authority. Josey is a Mandela Washington Fellow (YALI) 2017, selected by the United States of America Government and the US Embassy in Zimbabwe.
Is the founder of Helia Partners, a consulting firm specialized in Strategy, Communication & Development between Europe and Africa. More than a consulting firm, Helia Partners is an international network of partners, all motivated to develop Africa: experts, innovative technologies suppliers, NGO, investors. Nelly cumulates +30 years professional experience, spent in worldwide companies and Small & Medium Businesses, in different countries from Europe, States of America, China and Africa.
Her focus is providing innovative funding solutions to develop projects managed through SMB. With investments, high-speed returns on investment, including added-value created in the target countries.
Sharon Callix is the Number 1 social media expert in the UK and an award-winning social media coach (named Social Media Coach of the Year by the Association of Professional Coaches, Trainers and Consultants).
Sharon helps companies and entrepreneurs get bigger audiences on social media, become an authority in their niche, and learn how to make money using social media without having to spend money on advertising.