Faculty & Associates
Sadiksha is an MBA graduate of University of Wales Institute Cardiff, UK, and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies from the London School of Commerce. She is a certified management consultant and part of her role in the education sector, is to help organizations improve on business performance through capacity building courses. She uses her business skills to provide objective advice and expertise to help clients to develop specialist skills. Previously, she worked with Marks and Spencer as a Customer Service Advisor.
Dr. Angelo Kehayas
Angelo Kehayas is the CEO of ProfWeb (www.profweb.net), a consulting, coaching, and training company. He has also established an online professional journal titled www.thought-leader.co.za, which has an impressive range of high-quality articles on numerous management subjects. Angelo has been accredited as a Master Leadership, Performance and Business Coach (MC), and NLP Practitioner. He has served as faculty for numerous business schools and universities. Angelo has recently been awarded the designation of Academic Fellow of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (www.ICMCI.org). He is an International Coach for Top 1 Coaching and has coached business people across the world. He is a Fellow and Certified Member (CMC) of the Institute of Management Consultants and Master Coaches of South Africa (www.imcsa.org.za).
Dr Karmel Andzenge
Dr Karmel is a certified Management, Leadership, Project Management, and Procurement expert. She holds a PhD in International Law & Diplomacy and an MBA in Management. She is an alumnus of University of Jos Nigeria where she gained her doctorate degree, University of Leicester UK where she obtained her MBA, and at the Harvard University (Kennedy Business School) Boston in USA where she trained to be strategically positioned as a Leader in the 21st Century and acquired Leadership Skills as a Global Change Agent. She has over 20 years’ experience at the Senior Management level in Leadership, Administration, Project Management, Procurement, Security Management, Operations and Human Resources Management. She has worked in various capacities with an International Organization, the British Council for an extensive period and as a Civil Servant with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) of Nigeria.
Prof Dilip Nandkeolyar
Prof. (Dr) Dilip Nandkeolyar is the Co-Chancellor of the Commonwealth University. His research interest includes Entrepreneurship and SMEs Development, Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Retailing, Rural Marketing, Service Marketing and Branding. Dr. Nandkeolyar has until recently, has been a Professor at Christ (deemed to University) at the Lavasa Campus. He has written several research papers, case studies and book chapters published in National/International Journals. Besides having hosted national and international Conferences, Dr. Nandkeolyar has also participated in several National and International Conferences and has been awarded several times for his works. Dr. Nandkeolyar is a regular keynote speaker in conferences and seminar, besides having been a panelist on several occasions and has conducted a few workshops relating the Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Branding.
Professor Dr George Reiff
Visiting Professor, Dubai Summit
Professor Dr George Reiff Visiting Professor and Visiting Faculty at the Dubai Leadership Summit. He is a former Peace Ambassador for the Parliament Mondial from 2004 – December 2010. He has been involved in the development of communication between a broad range of countries like Gambia, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea, Thailand and Liberia. He has always been fascinated by the thought of a republican, democratic world-parliament based on the principles of liberty where countries are represented according to the number of their inhabitants, whereas smaller countries should nonetheless have their courtesy assembly man present as well.
Dr Andrea Charles-Fidelis
Andrea Charles-Fidelis is the founder of UK Digital Training Group, an internationally recognized organization providing executive skills for employees, events and specialist workplace training in Business English and Content Marketing. Author of books: PostBrexit Trade can make ‘Ethics’ work for us, and ‘What my culture did to me’: How to Eradicate FGM Effectively- distributed by German Publishers Lambert Academic, Andrea combines rigorous academia with the latest cutting edge marketing and communications industry insights to produce a compelling learning framework that helps businesses to optimise productivity and morale across the board. Her exemplary record as a UK Civil Servant for more than 13 years has secured her international Diplomatic Status in Nigeria for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office; Private Office Manager in DFID to Andrew Mitchell MP and more recently manager of multimillion pound International Projects in Turkey
Dr. Shadrach Kohol
Dr Kohol Shadrach is a senior lecturer at the International Foundation Group. He is also the Director of Programmes at the London Graduate School. In this position, he provides guidance, advice, and facilitation in all aspects of organization development, from strategy formulation to change management. Kohol has authored two books viz. A SOCIAL SCIENCE STUDENT’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING YOUR PHD and JOB SATISFACTION AND TURNOVER INTENTIONS AMONG UNIVERSITY LECTURERS IN NIGERIA. His works have already been cited. He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented papers at academic conferences like the British Academy of Management. He also chaired conference sessions for the Human Resource Management track and the Organisational Transformation, Change and Development track at the British Academy of Management in 2018.
Dr. Zach Gundu
Professor Gundu is the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Benue State University. He is the immediate past Head of the Department of Archaeology at Nigeria’s Ahmadu Bello University. He holds a Ph.D. in Archaeology at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, (Nigeria). Professor Gundu is a Fulbright Scholar and the current President of the Archaeological Association of Nigeria (AAN), a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (Nigeria), Member, World Archaeological Congress, Member, Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and Member, Society for the Philosophical Study of Education(USA).
Prof. David Iornem
Director International Operations
Prof. David Iornem is a management consultant, university teacher and author of international standing whose works have appeared in Management in Nigeria, the authoritative journal of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) Chartered. Prof David Iornem is an Accredited Management Trainer by the Nigerian Council for Management Development and the Center for Management Development (CMD). He has written over 39 books among them – How to Win Elections, Marketing for Church Organisations and Political Campaigns: Techniques of Marketing and Advertising. His book, New Trends in Business Consulting, has been translated and published in Japanese. Iornem has served as consultant on several World Bank Assisted Projects. Prof Iornem is the Vice Chancellor of École Superieure Universitaire St Clements and Commonwealth – a private university college in Cotonou – Benin Republic that was approved and accredited by the government of the Republic of Benin in 2016. It is accredited for the Brevet de Techniciene Superieure (BTS) Associate Degree.
An experienced Management Consultant and non-executive Director, Jeremy works in change management, training and education. He has a well-developed expertise in international professional standards, ethics and qualifications, and plays an active role in the governance of the global Management Consultancy profession as a board member of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes. He also acts as a lay adviser to the NHS where he chairs the board of a London-based medical school.
Kevin is an accomplished trainer with over 10 years of training experience, having worked with training organizations, universities and colleges as a trainer and lecturer. He is a Module Leader and Business Lecturer at University of Roehampton (London) QA Pathway. As CEO of L.E.A.D Global, he works with various organisations providing training and consultancy in the areas of leadership, management, conflict management and communication. Over the last 20 years, he has set up and ran multiple businesses, including UK based, Africa-focused consultancy firm, Enterprise, Training & Knowledge Group where he served as Managing Director for 8 years, and also brings the corporate experience of having worked and done business in Africa, Europe and South America, spanning multiple sectors including telecoms, legal, property management, healthcare (NHS), education and consultancy. He holds a Level 3 Award in Education and Training, BA (Hons) Business Administration, MSc Global Banking and Finance, and an MBA. He is a member of the John Maxwell team where he is certified as speaker, trainer and coach, and was also the recipient of the 2017 Honorary Award for Business from by the Global African Awards
Adjunct Faculty, Virtual Summit
Michael Lewin is President and CEO of Custom Solutions Inc. He has launched product and service companies and turned them into multi-million-dollar entities. His products, including those he has patented, have been sold in every major retail drug, grocery and mass chain in the country. His patented products have been featured in O Magazine. Along with the success of his own businesses, he has a prestigious list of clients he’s worked with including numerous Fortune 500 companies along with a significant number of small to mid-size companies in the U.S and around the world. He is the author of “Sitting on the Same Side of the Table: The Art of Collaborative Selling”. He is an award-winning co-author of Jack Canfield’s book (author of Chicken Soup for the Soul) “The Road to Success.” Michael’s latest book “Let Them See You Sweat: Lessons I’ve Learned on My Personal Journey with Stress” became a #1 International Best-Seller
Dr Cynthia Ndeh
Dr Cynthia is an Academic Assessor at Chevening. She assesses students’ scholarship applications based on given funding requirements and assessment criteria using online assessment portal (ATS). She works closely with regional assessor and liaises with team leader on all matters relating to assessment. Dr Cynthia is also a proactive, supportive and enthusiastic lecturer in Business and Management related modules who is committed to the welfare, safeguarding and promotion of students. She possesses good confidence and enthusiasm for teaching, with proven experience and confidence in working with students from all backgrounds and good knowledge of the UK and Africa’s Education sectors. She has several publications in peer-reviewed journals including her most recent paper on Implementation of the International Labour Organization (ILO) 1998 Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work at the British Academy of Management Conference.
Adjunct Faculty, Virtual Summit
Jeff Butler is the author of two provocative books – The Authentic Workplace and The Key To The New You and CEO of JButler International. Having written over 100 articles on workplace dynamics, his insights have been featured in dozens of media outlets such as Forbes and HR News. In addition, he has appeared on TEDx in both 2016 and 2017 with both talks focusing on psychology. Before Jeff founded his workplace consulting company, he spent almost a decade in Silicon Valley working as a Software Engineer which is where his initial interest in organization psychology began to develop. Since then, he has personally addressed over 100 organizations internationally on workplace dynamics issues such as Google, Amazon, LinkedIn, and Wells Fargo.
Prof Gabriel Moti
Prof Moti is a Professor of Public Administration in the Department of Public Administration, University of Abuja, Nigeria, specializing in Public Sector Management and Governance. A former Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Management Sciences, he has held several administrative positions in the University including membership of the University Senate representing the Faculty of Management Sciences. He has published over 30 articles in peer reviewed local and international academic journals. Prof. Moti is a notable public policy analyst in Nigeria. His research interests include Public Sector Management and Governance, Public Policy Analysis, and Development Administration. He is a regular participant at various international conferences where he has presented papers.
Dr Steven Andzenge
Dr. Steven Andzenge is a Corporate Lawyer and a Compliance & Regulation Specialist. He holds a Ph.D. in Law and Regulation. He was conferred with the National Honour of Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) in 2007 by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in recognition of his service to the nation. He has a unique background of experience and exposure spanning three decades of legal advisory services. As Director, Legal Services at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), his contributions helped in the rapid transformation of the Nigerian communications industry and the current introduction of easily available mobile telephony and broadband services. Dr. Andzenge subsequently served his nation as an Executive Commissioner in the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, from 2010 – 2015 after his appointment by the President and confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In this capacity, he oversaw the Legal, Licensing and Enforcement Division
Dr. James Adebayo Fasheyitan
Adebayo Fasheyitan is the CEO of Adegraf-Mentoring, a business growth coaching, marketing make-over, and consulting firm. He is an alumnus of the University of Lagos Nigeria where he gained his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, the University of Wales UK where he obtained his MBA (Project Management), and Cardiff Metropolitan University UK, where he earned his Ph.D. in Management specialism in e-Governance. Adebayo has over 10 years’ experience in senior management level (Leadership, Marketing, Administration, and Project Management). He was recently awarded a PGCE (Lifelong Learning) from the University of Huddersfield. Adebayo is a member of the British Computer Society (BCS). His research interest includes Entrepreneurship and SMEs, e-Governance, Project management, and Marketing. He has participated in several national and international conferences and has written research papers in international journals.
Prof. Lisa Short
- Top 150 B2B Women Thought Leaders in the World to follow in 2021 Top 100 B2B Thought Leaders in the World to follow in 2020
- Top 50 Global Thought Leaders & Influencers on Cryptocurrency Top 50 Global Thought Leaders & Influencers on Blockchain
- Top 50 Global Thought Leaders & Influencers on EdTech
- Top 100 Women in Crypto in the World in 2020 #CryptoAunty
Professor Short is renowned. and has a track record for engaging and converging the best people, businesses, and stakeholders [public and private] internationally to get the job done. Challenging the state of play and disrupting the norm whilst pragmatically embracing high level uncertainty, threat opportunity risks and the rapidly advancing potential of frontier technology like blockchain keeps Lisa at the forefront of pioneering effective positive change and sustainable exponential growth in product-led, commercially opportunistic, digital transformation. Lisa’s nexus is people; democratised value chains; relationship driven economics; SDG impact; sustainable at-scale growth; improved resilient businesses and internationally diversified markets, underpinned by targeted education, data-protection and fit for purpose frontier digital technology including blockchain, DLT and IoT. Augmented by a highly respected international academic and research contribution, this bold, multi-dimensional and courageous approach spotlights perfectly the many applauded, and successful initiatives Lisa has founded, established, and leads globally.
Dean Armstrong QC
“Dean Armstrong is fast reaching the point where there will be no one above him at all”
Dean Armstrong QC is a highly experienced practitioner specialising in Commercial Litigation; Cyber, Data & Technology law; Fraud Regulation and Investigations.
Dean is considered a leading authority in the UK on Cyber law, with a growing international reputation of pre-eminence in all areas of the subject. He is co-author of Cyber Security Law and Practice, an authoritative and thorough textbook in the fast- developing world of technology. This popular work has recently been updated and expanded upon in a second edition. He is also co-author of the first legal textbook written by counsel on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: The International Legal and Regulatory Challenges, which has been well received across the world. Last year saw the publication of Cyber Litigation: The Legal Principles, and Cyber Risk and
Insurance is on the point of being published. He has also contributed chapters to other publications.
Philip Ingram MBE
Philip Ingram has an eclectic background and is a management executive, world leading authority, author, and an internationally renowned freelance media professional with a penchant for geopolitics, intelligence, security, and digital and emergent technology. He has global experience planning international interventions into countries and drafting and implementing international, and national agreements whilst devising and monitoring the implementation of those agreements.
He is the Managing Editor & Director of his own technology focused media company as well as Chairing a cyber intelligence company and being a Director and Co-Founder in several digital transformation companies aimed at introducing disruptive, enhancing blockchain based solutions. He has co-authored part of the new book Blockchain Impact. He is widely published and quoted as a world leading authority in his areas of pre-eminence.
Ian Thornton-Trump CD
Ian is an Information Technology Infrastructure Library [ITIL©] Certified IT professional with 25 years of experience in IT security and information technology.
Ian has deep experience with the threats facing small to medium and enterprise businesses. His research and experience have made him a sought-after preeminent cyber security consultant specialising in cyber threat intelligence and security leadership programmes for small, medium and enterprise organisations. In his spare time, he teaches cyber security and IT business courses for CompTIA as part of their Global Faculty and is the lead architect for Cyber Titan, Canada’s efforts to encourage the next generation of cyber professionals.
Lisa Forte is a speaker, trainer, entrepreneur, documentary personality and vlogger with her own show ReBooting. Lisa is the co-founder of Red Goat Cyber Security and is an expert in social engineering training, insider threat program development and helping crisis management teams rehearse and test their plans for a cyber-attack or breach. Red Goat are an exciting company who are changing the way we view social engineering attacks and are coming up with creative solutions for companies around the world.
Lisa has starred in several documentary films and is a regular on BBC news, radio and in UK national papers and passionately supports the “tech for good” philosophy. In 2020, Lisa also co-founded a “cyber for good” movement called Cyber Volunteers 19. The group provided pro bono help and advice to hospitals around Europe during the pandemic and has amassed almost 3000 volunteers.