We welcome Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju to the Go Africa Team!

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju to the Go Africa team.

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju will serve as Advisory Board member, with a focus on the  Agricultural sphere (farming, processing and processing)  for Nigeria and global markets.

About Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju is an entrepreneur with a drive for Private Sector Development. He is into plantation farming, food processing and consultancy. He owns a number of medium-sized commercial farms in Ogun and Oyo State.

The company also owns the 2450 hectares San Jose (cashew & cassava farm) Nig Ltd and he is the initiator of the GreenHills Farmstead project (a project that supports and establishes over 1500 farm owners in Nigeria).

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju is the co-founder of Onalar Farms. His quick adeptness was a product of dynamic and vast wealth of experience from Finance, Tech and agribusiness sectors.

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju is the Managing Director /CEO of Dhabi Gari Energy, an oil servicing and trading firm

We welcome Mr. Emeka Uzomba to the Go Africa Team!

We pleased to welcome Mr. Emeka Uzomba as a part of the Go Africa Team.

Mr. Emeka Uzomba will serve an advisory board member brings a wealth of experience in the areas of financial and structured investments for Nigeria and global markets..

Again, we welcome Mr. Uzomba to the team and the wealth of experience that he brings.

More Information about Mr. Uzomba:

Mr. Emeka Uzomba is a former banker with over 24 years’ experience covering treasury, trade finance, debt capital markets, assets & liabilities management, correspondent banking/international financial institutions, commercial banking and banking operations.

Mr. Uzomba was a General Manager at Nova Merchant Bank Limited in charge of business development with responsibilities for the bank’s structured and specialized businesses including Oil & Gas, Maritime, Telecoms, Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Public Sector Groups. Prior to that, he was the Group Treasurer and Head of Financial Institutions at Diamond Bank Plc, a position he held for several years having joined Treasury early in his career as a trainee Dealer and rose through the ranks before his appointment as the Treasurer. He also has experience leading on strategy, special initiatives, advisory work, market development, capacity building and risk management.

Mr. Uzomba holds an MBA in Banking & Finance from the University of Nigeria (Enugu Campus) and Bachelor of Science degree in Geography & Meteorology from the Anambra State University of Technology, Enugu.

Mr. Uzomba  is an alumnus of the Senior Management Program at the Lagos Business School and as well as London Business School where he studied Corporate Finance.

We Welcome Mr. Srihari R Belur to the Go Africa Team!

Hello we pleased to welcome  Mr. Srihari R Belur  to the Go Africa Team. Mr. Srihari R Belur  will serve as an Advisory  board member.  Mr. Belur, brings a wealth of experience in finance and debt syndication, trade & structured products, merchant banking, corporate & wholesale banking.

Again, we welcome Mr. Belur to the team and the wealth of experience that he brings.

More Information about Mr. Belur:

  • Founded and partnered own LLP firm in March-2017 in Bangalore, India. It was established on the themes of business advisory, project & trade development strategies mainly focussing on the underserved areas of the emerging markets on the global context with sustainable development goals as a framework. We have a special focus on the markets of India & South East Asia, Africa & ROW. [ Website: proafin.in]
  • Heading the business development, strategy& planning and corporate finance functions for the LLP. My other partner who is a Ph.D(Agro-forestry) from UK is heading the technical and operations functions.
  • Our main industry focus is Agribusiness, agro-energy, Renewable & Clean power tech, infrastructure development, clean development mechanisms, commodities trading etc.
  • We have currently tied up with around 20-25 credible Indian & international corporates as our services partners to execute the deals.
  • Currently advising and executing transactions deals worth around USD 2 billions within Indian & African markets.
  • We have signed MOU’s , partnership agreements with many credible partners in India & African markets for current transactions in execution.
  • Some of the highlights are:
  • USD 750 mio PPP program development with public agencies and private partners in Nigerian agro-energy sectors
  • USD 300 mio of trade development programs for financial institutions and corporate clients for facilitating various commodities trading in Western Africa
  • USD 450 mio healthcare infra development with private sector development in the West African markets
  • USD 60 mio solar PV farm development as part of the govt energy diversification strategy for a full 200 MW renewable energy mix into the main grid over next 5 years in West African markets.

 

Welcome Mr. Timothy Omobude Go Africa LLC Advisory board member. Public relations & communications, Pan-Africa

We Welcome Mr. Timothy Omobude as part of our new Advisory Board!

Going forward, Mr. Omobude will be leading our communications efforts throughout the social media ecosystem in areas of messaging, communication, public relations and branding in the Pan-Africa space.

Go Africa LLC Advisory board members are senior members of our extended community who are seeking to contribute to Go Africa LLC success in an advisory capacity within a non-voting, non-compensatory structure.

Moving forward, Go Africa LLC and Go Africa Trading will face some unique and motivating challenges. The assurance that we will overcome these challenges is strengthened by the kind of leadership qualities our Advisory  Board members possess. Collectively, the balance of experience and education on our executive board will serve to propel us well into the future with good momentum.

About: Mr. Timothy Omobude

  • Mr. Timothy Omobude, Advisory Board Member communications, Pan-Africa
  • Over 10 years of extensive experience social media and journalism in Africa
  • Career Experience:
    • NEWS REPORTER, NIGERIAN OBSERVER NEWSPAPER
    • STATE CORRESPONDENT, DAILY ASSET NEWSPAPER
    • 2016 SPEEDFM 96.9 BENINCITYREPORTER AND SPORTS
    • EDITOR AND SPORT PRESENTER (OAP).
    • CO-SPORT ANALYST ON EDO BROADCASTING SERVICE.
  • Education
    • 2013 HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) IN MASS COMMUNICATION AUCHI POLYTECHNIC.
    • 2010 NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND) IN MASS COMMUNICATION AUCHI POLYTECHNIC.
  • Fluent in English, and Edo

 

Welcome Mr. Karthik Sridharan, Go Africa LLC Advisory board member.

We Welcome Mr. Karthik Sridharan as part of our new Advisory Board!

Go Africa LLC Advisory board members are senior members of our extended community who are seeking to contribute to Go Africa LLC success in an advisory capacity within a non-voting, non-compensatory structure.

Moving forward, Go Africa LLC and Go Africa Trading will face some unique and motivating challenges. The assurance that we will overcome these challenges is strengthened by the kind of leadership qualities our Advisory  Board members possess. Collectively, the balance of experience and education on our executive board will serve to propel us well into the future with good momentum.

About Mr. Karthik Sridharan:

Mr. Karthik Sridharan, SVP Partner, IT and Customer relations (Large Financial Institutions)

  • Over 20 years of extensive experience in technology strategy, business planning, technology execution, application, infrastructure, and cloud expertise.
  • Has instituted and led several executive leadership initiatives at Wall Street Banks, Fortune 500 Pharmaceuticals, and Energy companies.
  • Bachelors of Business Administration and  Management of Information Services from Temple University, Fox School of Business (Philadelphia)
  • Harvard Global Management Excellence program fellow.
  • Fluent in English, French, Tamil, and Japanese.