Welcome Mr. Charles Kumah to the Go Africa Team!

Organizational Announcement

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce Mr. Charles Kwame Kumah to the Go Africa Team as Director, Field operations, Go Africa LLC  (Ghana).  Kindly join us in welcoming him to the team. Mr.  Kumah will be responsible for relationship management, Field Operations, logistics management, & Commodities procurement & Sales (Ghana).

About Mr. Charles Kwame Kumah

Mr. Kumah is a Cashew Value Chain expert with training from GIZ/ComCashew Master Training Programme (MTP) and other international training programmes as well as many international Cashew Conferences including (SIATA) and ACA in Abidjan, Ivory Coast with specialty in cashew processing development and management, value chain linkages, formation and managing of farmer co operatives, procurement and supply of agro products in West Africa and cashew value chain Curriculum development.

Mr. Kumah is currently a short term expert to ComCashew/GIZ in developing a Cashew Value Chain Curriculum for HND and BTech for Universities in Ghana after his previous experience as a Short Term Expert to GSDI/GIZ where He help developed Cashew Value Chain curriculum for COTVET which is been used by Ghana Education Service. Chief Operation Officer (COO)of Edwin Kumah Commodity Africa Limited (EKCAL). He sits on the board of Association of Cashew Processors Ghana (ACPG) as well as Cashew Council Ghana (CCG) and a shadow board member of Tree Crop Development Authority (TCDA) of Ghana an authority set up by the Government of Ghana to develop six (6) crops including cashew to the level of cocoa in Ghana.

Mr. Kumah holds a Bachelor Degree in Education from University of Education, Winneba, Construction Technician Diploma from Kumasi Technical University and Advance Diploma in Business Studies from Institute of Commercial Management, UK.

Welcome Mr. Matheus A. Zanella to the Go Africa Team!

Organizational Announcement

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce Mr. Matheus A. Zanella to the Go Africa Team as Senior Trading Manager, Brazil  Kindly join us in welcoming him to the team.  Matheus will be responsible for relationship management and securing commodities trading transactions for Brazilian commodities for global markets on the behalf Go Africa.

Mr. Matheus A. Zanella will also work in collaboration and co-operation other Go Africa teams globally to ensure supplier and customer wellness throughout ecosystem.  We look forward to Mr. Zanella and the opportunities the global markets present.

For More information Email: Info@GoAfricaGlobal.com or MZanella@goafricatrading.com

Welcome Ms. Miriam Otipa to the I-Go Africa team! (Kenya)

Organizational Announcement

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce Ms. Miriam Otipa to I-Go Africa as the Chief agronomist & production manager. Kindly join us in welcoming her to the team.  Miriam will be responsible for performing agronomy, process mapping assessment and reporting across all operations within the Rice Production operation unit. She will report directly to the CEO.

Ms. Miriam Otipa will also work in collaboration and co-operation with the Head of Operations, Rose Alukhome to develop, implement and manage production plans and systems of I-Go Africa.  In order to fully understand the cropping plan for each year and create work plans for all machinery, and farm inputs.

Reporting into Ms. Miriam Otipa will be the marketing manager Mr. Kobare.

For More information Email: Info@I-Goafrica.com

 

Welcome Mr. Lahai Leslie Lymon to the Go Africa Team!

We are honored to welcome Mr. Lahai Leslie Lymon to the Go Africa Team!

Mr. Lymon’s, role is Business Development Director, Go Africa ME  DMCC, Coverage is inclusive of the United Arab Emirates,  Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries, and Africa.

In this capacity, Mr. Lymon brings dedication, creditability and transparency for Go Africa and our customers in UAE and global markets.

We are looking forward to the transformation that Mr. Lymon will offer to our business in the evolving future!

About Mr. Lahai Leslie Lymon 

Mr. Lymon has over over 15 years of experience in business development and Political advisory spanning through Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, and is fluent in French, English and conversational Arabic.

Mr. Lymon graduated with a specialty  in International Relation and Political Science from  Hult Business School / Huron University in 2005, where Mr. Lymon also studied for his Masters (M.A.) in International Relations. Mr Lymon  leverages on his vast global contacts network, geographical knowledge, cultural awareness and sensitivity, to ensure a favorable, profitable, sustainable and efficient conclusion in all his dealings.

Mr. Lymon is a British national originally from West Africa.

Mr. Lymon can be contacted via email at: llymon@goafricaglobal.com

Welcome Dr. Wilmer Yabar to the Go Africa Team!

We are honored to welcome Dr. Wilmer Yabar to the Go Africa Team!

Dr. Yabar’s, role is Lead Trading Manager, Latin America for Go Africa Global & Go Africa Trading LLC .

In this capacity, Dr. Yabar brings dedication, creditability and transparency for Go Africa and our customers in Latin America, China and the Global Markets.

We are looking forward to the transformation that Dr. Yabar will offer to our business in the evolving future!

About Dr. Wilmer Yabar

Work Experience

2021- Present : Go Africa Global LLC, . Lead Manager Latin America

2020- Present: JNU America Trading Corporation, . President

Chief Executive Officer:   Private Practice in General Dentistry,    1996- Present : Wilmer Yabar DDS, Inc., California

Chief executive officer,     2003-Present: Rancho Dental Group ,California

Chief executive officer     2005 -Present  Vinas De Yabar, Argentina

Vice President    2016-present: Beijing JNU Health and Science CO, LTD. Beijing, China.

. Executive Director:    2018- Present: Dentiland Kids, California

. Invited Professor  2018- Present: Qingdao University, Shandong -China

Education

. Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima – Peru.

Dental Surgeon 1992

. California Dental Board  License,  doctor of dental surgery (DDS) 1996

– Dental License in Beijing China 2015

. Hundreds of hours of continuous education in Orthodontics, Oral Surgery, Dental Aesthetics,

Implants, Laser and Business Management in Dentistry, International Trading.

 Membership

 . Past President Peruvian -American Dental Association

. President of Latin American Dental Seminars USA International

. President of the International Academy of Integral Dentistry USA-West

. Hispanic Dental Association (past Board Member)

. Tri-County Dental Association

. California Dental Association

. American Dental Association

. Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International.

 

Welcome Mr. David Peng Dakang ( 彭大康 ) to the Go Africa Team!

We are honored to welcome Mr. David Peng Dakang ( 彭大康 )to the Go Africa Team!

Mr. Peng’s, role is Chief Representative  for China for Go Africa Global & Go Africa Asia PTE Limited (Singapore) .

In this capacity, Mr. Peng brings dedication, creditability and transparency for Go Africa and our customers in China and the Global Markets.

We are looking forward to the transformation that Mr. Peng will offer to our business in the evolving future!

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About  Mr. David Peng Dakang

With more than 28 years’ working experience in international trade and finance, he has been the Director of CHINA CONSTRUCTION FUND in Hong Kong & Collins ( China ) Ltd which is SPV established in Hong Kong to bridge global private and public sector resources under special assignments.

He has also been a special assignment to be Chief Representative in China of Traceability ( UK ) Limited i.e a SPV established with Indian and Middle Eastern prospective to Chinese public and private sectors.

Mr. David PENG has excellent business knowledge and sophisticated experience in diverse project development in China and he demonstrates his enthusiastic attitude towards all assignments for their successful completion, he bas been successful to complete many distinguished international investment cases through Collins ( UK ) Ltd .

He used to working with higher management under intense pressure on challenging jobs with distinctive success, vast experience in promoting foreign companies with skilled management and performance.

Currently, he has been operating “ Shanghai Kindship Consulting Management Centre “ to serve many Chinese famous National companies and professional foreign partners in the international commodity mega trade transactions, he has been a leadership with his Chinese teamwork in the partnership with capable foreign financial professionals, individual traders, institutional investors, trade houses, prestigious commodity suppliers , producers and manufacturers to join hands to participate in excellent Chinese mega trade programs , Chinese teamwork is committed to providing our tailor-made solution to our Chinese buyers and sellers, we are confident to result in our perfectly fruitful win-win cooperation.

Welcome Dr. Neeraj Mistry, to the Go Africa Team!

We welcome Dr. Neeraj Mistry, Lead Director, Go Africa Global PTY LTD (South Africa), to the team

About Dr. Neeraj Mistry:

Dr. Mistry brings a wealth of experience in the areas of global governmental & non-governmental agency relationships and exposure to the team in the areas of agriculture, finance and trade.

Dr. Mistry’s near-term goals and objectives are to assist in our growth and expansion in financial relationships and trade in the region while also assisting the East & West Africa & European teams were applicable.

Professional experience:

Dr. Neeraj Mistry is a global health executive and public health physician with 20+ years of experience in non-profits, business, academia, and multilateral organizations. A South African national, his leadership experience includes delivering innovative initiatives to promote health, financing, and development in close partnership with donor governments, foundations, foreign ministries, and Fortune 500 companies.

Dr. Neeraj Mistry is a Professor at Georgetown University in the Department of International Health, where he teaches and researches the intersection of globalization and health, mental health, and international partnerships.

His former roles include, founding member and former Vice President of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC), Managing Director of The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, and Chief Medical Officer of Health Business Solutions.

Dr. Mistry received his Master’s degree in Health Policy and Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and completed his medical training at the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Welcome Captain Quainoo as Director, Go Africa ME DMCC!

Captain Solomon Quainoo as Director, Go Africa ME DMCC

Go Africa ME DMCC  is pleased to announce the addition of Captain Solomon Quainoo as Director  with immediate effect.  It is our good fortune to have an individual of Captain Quainoo’s caliber join us in leading Go Africa successfully into the future.

Captain Quainoo has begun the process of transitioning from our board of advisors to a Director of Go Africa ME DMCC

Captain Quainoo would assist  in driving Commodities related business within the Middle East, JCC and beyond.

Moving forward, Go Africa ME DMCC  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 Captain Quainoo possess.

Captain Quainoo currently owns two new logistics companies in Ghana and is poised to extend his influence in Ghana and worldwide.  Go Africa is pleased to have him join our board as we seek to grow the business of processing and exporting from Ghana, and the wider West Africa, agricultural products such as cashews, peanuts, cocoa, coffee and other local produce.

Solomon is a Ghanaian born national and is also an airline captain flying the biggest passenger aircraft, Airbus A380 with Emirates Airlines.  Mr. Quainoo was in 2018 selected to be the captain of the first A380 flight to Ghana. This was the biggest aviation event in Africa in 2018 causing him to become a national and continental hero for Ghana and the whole of Africa.

His subsequent interview and publications in various international media, has inspired many all over the world and he is currently being asked to speak on various events around the world to inspire young and old.  He’s featured in the Ghana Civil Aviation website as a national hero.

He has worked for airlines including British Airways (IAG) and BMI as an airline pilot, and prior to that, as a design engineer for British Airways engineering and supply chain.

Captain Solomon Quainoo has managed and led various projects at British Airways including, aircraft interior re-configuration, introducing the first flat-bed seats in all long haul aircraft, and the introduction of new crew rest in Boeing 777 aircrafts.  He also helped introduce one of the modern instrument landing systems, Microwave Landing Systems (MLS) at Heathrow and Munich airports, configuring a Boeing 757 for the trials. In addition, he introduced a market management matrix for the engineering supply chain with huge cost savings to the company.

As a pilot by profession, Captain Quainoo has flown aircrafts including, Embraer 135/145; Boeing 737-300, 400, 500; Airbus A319, A320, A321, A330-200, A340-300, A340-500 and currently flying the A380-800.  He has also worked as an instructor, operating all the British Airways simulators including, A320 family, B737 family, B757/B767 family, B777 family and B747 family.  He was part of the British Airways customer first team, instructing on its mobile simulators on air shows around the United Kingdom.

Mr. Quainoo attended the University of Ghana for his undergraduate bachelor of science (BSc) majoring in Mathematics and Physics and has a masters in engineering (MEng) in aerospace engineering at Kingston University in the United Kingdom.  He was trained at Oxford Aviation for his airline pilot qualification becoming one of the best students of his course.  He has since been selected to be the face of Oxford aviation in various international aviation magazines including Flight International and was part of a select few involved in seminars designed to coach and guide aspiring pilots.

He has been involved in various mentoring programs with Reuters in the United Kingdom and is setting up a mentoring group in Ghana to inspire young black people in particular, and others in general.

Again, we are Pound to welcome Captain Solomon Quainoo as Director, Go Africa ME DMCC.

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. 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.

 

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