Meet Making Africa Works Coaches.
I’m an entrepreneur myself and that is why I like to help new entrepreneurs. I grew my own IT and Internet companies to international operating SMEs. For PUM I have done 15 projects in various countries for a variety of SMEs. Now I am coordinating both the PUM Incubator Program and the sector IT Business Consultancy.
Through Global Projects I unite people, ideas and means and support organizations in the set-up of projects and companies in Africa. I live and work on and off in The Netherlands and in Africa. Expertise: business development, partnership building, entrepreneurship, ICT4D, Renewable Energy & Circular Economy.
PUM expertise in the automotive branch. I work as a manager Quality and Technical engineering support at Xerox. Setup an operational activity to remanufacture and recycle parts & sub-assemblies of multifunctionals. Setup of a operational activity for two hundred employees in the Ukraine.
Expertise: training entrepreneurs at Chambers of Commerce, women’s organisations in Tanzania Making business plans, Marketing, Communication and coaching entrepreneurs.
I have my own international market research and advisory firm MEYS Emerging Markets Research with a strong focus on Africa (particularly Morocco). During the past seven years we have carried out various market research projects for clients who wanted to enter the African market.
I am the owner of Something Els Social in Business. My business advises organisations/institutions on social enterprise, efficient cooperation & more. I take as a starting point the power of entrepreneurship and a proactive mentality. I show people what it means to be social in business.
My expertise is Business Consultancy in the ICT sector for software and hardware companies. For 8 years I have my own business in business, team and personal coaching. For PUM Netherlands senior experts I perform advisory missions all over the world in sales, marketing, business and personal development
Working for FMO, I was involved in coaching young entrepreneurs who applied for finance for the first time. During my work at embassies, I provided local entrepreneurs with support in developing business plans and connections, stimulating entrepreneurs to apply for funds and/or technical assistance.
I’ve participated in/supervised major projects in seven African countries; I lived in Ghana and South Africa. Managed several companies/operations (from service industry to technical projects); And I’ve coached young entrepreneurs advising them on business opportunities, making choices, & more.
I have been an entrepreneur for the past 15 years. I call myself a social entrepreneur, I co-founded the Focus Finance Group which supports and promotes early stage start-ups to raise capital. I’ve volunteered as a coach for many projects in the UK and Ghana where I worked with aspiring entrepreneur
Expertise: mentoring entrepreneurs that are just starting out. Managing enterprises. Dairy and fruit processing and all kind of beverage preparing.
Private management consultant, Degree in Business Administration, Lecturer marketing at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences. Supporting Start-up Incubators, Member of PUM. Projects in Kenya, Vietnam, Colombia, Russia, Ukraine, Finland, Germany.