Welcome Mrs. Wonuola Omonuwa to the Go Africa Team!

Mrs. Omonuwa is the Contract Administrator for Go Africa Global, operating out of the Nigeria & the UK.

Mrs. Omonuwa,  will provide tangible contributions  in the areas of legal, contracts,  trade and finance for Go Africa operations spanning multiple geographies & domains.

We welcome Mrs. Omonuwa to the Go Africa Team!

About Mrs. Omonuwa

Mrs. Omonuwa is a solution-oriented legal practitioner who deploys her skills and expertise in providing support to clients, with the goal of ensuring client satisfaction. Mrs. Omonuwa has over 8 years experience providing legal advice on regulatory compliance matters, reviewing and finalizing critical contractual agreements and corporate governance.

Mrs. Omonuwa contributes her quota to any organization’s success by adding and maintaining substantial value. She is currently a Contract Administrator with Go Africa Global.

Prior to joining the company, she has garnered significant experience in active legal practice where she spent time advising clients on multiple practice areas including data protection, employment, immigration and dispute resolution.

Mrs. Omonuwa is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK, the Nigerian Bar Association’s Section on Business law, and volunteers as a Special Marshal with the Federal Road Safety Corps

Welcome Mr. Iorwerth Esau to the Go Africa Team!

Mr. Iorwerth Esau is the Executive Director for Go Africa Global, operating out of the UK and servicing the Middle East, Asia and China.

Mr. Esau, has proven instrumental in areas of finance, trade Finance & investments for Go Africa operations spanning multiple geographies & domains.

We welcome Mr. Iorwerth Esau to the Go Africa Team!

About  Mr. Iorwerth Esau

Mr. Esau started professional life in construction with a Bachelor’s degree and as a Chartered Surveyor. He benefits from extensive managerial, consultancy and professional experience in construction, development, finance and commodities.

Mr. Esau has a wide network of seasoned professionals, clients, financiers, and funders. During the course of his career, he has worked and collaborated with Central and Regional Governments, NGOs, prime & private banks, PLCs, Pension Funds, HNW investors, Family Offices and multi-disciplinary corporate businesses. More recently Mr. Esau has functioned as a boutique consultant for professional advice and funding solutions for a variety of land, property and business ventures. Mr. Esau brings to Go Africa Global Ltd a professional and positive perspective and an extensive and eclectic range of experience, together with a very broad relationship base that is international in scope and outlook.

Welcome Mr. Yudha Putra, to the Go Africa Team!

We welcome Mr. Yudha Putra, Lead Sourcer to the Go Africa Team!

Mr. Putra, as a Lead Sourcer for Go Africa Trading has proven instrumental in building a solid platform for our trading operations for Global & Asian markets.

Please welcome Mr. Putra. To the Go Africa Team!

About Mr. Yudha Putra

Mr. Putra resides in Indonesia.

Mr. Putra has extensive experience in shipping, Logistics and sourcing commodities in Asia & Southeast Asia for global markets.

Prior Experience:

 Director At PT. Pasada Artha Cargo 2012 – Present

Established in 2003 Pasada Artha Cargo Provides stevedoring service, generally for loading and unloading liquid cargo in Indonesia seaport, which covers Crude Palm Oil, Petroleum, and cooking oil. Pasada Artha Cargo also handles container logistic from Batam – Indonesia to Singapore, as the cities are only 15Km away, we transport container logistic containing electronic parts twice a day to Singapore.

 

Chairman At Sta Shipping 2017 – Present

STA Shipping (www.sta-shipping.com) serves ship owners to help with any procedures, logistic, crewing, ensuring every vessels sailing safely in Indonesian water and aligned with applicable law. STA Shipping also accommodates vessels for repair procedure, docking, and provide provision for crew onboard, and on a routine project, It cooperates with Pasada Artha Cargo to transport container cargo to Singapore daily.

 

Chairman At Karya Commodity 2018 – Present

Previously trading domestically within the east java, Karya Commodity (www.KaryaCommodity.com) slowly expands its presence into international market, by exporting Indonesia agriculture commodity especially spices. Major business activity is in Surabaya – east Java.

 

Education

Ucsi University — Bachelor Of Business Administration & Master Of Business Administration – 2007-2012

 

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.

Welcome Dr. Babangida Y. Kure, Lead Director, Go Africa Global Ltd (UK)

We pleased to welcome Dr. Babangida Y. Kure as a Lead director of Go Africa Global Ltd (UK) part of the Go Africa Team.

Dr. Babangida Y. Kure as lead director will provide stewardship for all activities in the United Kingdom and beyond with regard to global financial transactions.  Dr. Kure,  brings a wealth of experience in the areas of venture capital,  financial and structured investments for global markets..

Again, we welcome Dr. Kure to the team and the wealth of experience that he brings.

More Information about Dr. Kure:

Dr. Babangida Yohanna Kure specializes in Entrepreneurial Finance with over 15 years of professional work experience. His PhD focused on the internationalization and localization of venture capital investments. Dr. Kure was an investment analyst at Wayra, which is Telefonica’s corporate accelerator with a combined portfolio of over 1 Billion USD. He also held positions as a lecturer in several London Universities, where he taught Innovation Finance, Innovation Management, Strategy, Enterprise Development, and Entrepreneurial Finance. He was previously a Business Analyst before managing the Procurement unit at ENL Consortium Ltd.

Dr. Kure also serves as an Advisor to several tech start-ups; he similarly worked as a Research Consultant, and Entrepreneurial finance consultant to several SMEs in the Europe and Africa. Dr. Kure is experienced in managing International Projects funded by the European Union, and the World Bank. Previously, co-founded and served as the first network coordinator for the Abuja Angels Network, which is a private members-only investment club championed by Abuja Technology Village.

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.

 

Welcome Dr. Stefan Hendriks to the Go Africa Global team!

We welcome Dr. Stefan Hendriks, as Senior Vice President , EU Operations.

Dr. Stefan Hendriks brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the team in areas of leadership and management that will yield positive results well into the future.

Dr. Stefan Hendriks will be assisting Go Africa in the EU  in the areas of Management, Leadership  and new developments.

Dr. Stefan Hendriks  Will be working with the Go Africa team to  drive projects and initiatives over an evolving time frame.

About Dr. Stefan Hendriks

Stefan is a Learning and Development professional, currently working at Pfizer, developing a suite of learning architectures to support Pfizer’s purpose and strategy for its 90.000 employees. He has experience developing learning programs in business psychology: Performance Management, Talent Management and Diversity and Inclusion.

He has worked as a consultant for EY and Deloitte in Europe and the USA, specializing in change management for large business transformations.

He holds a Bachelor Degree in Hotel Management, an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management and an Ed.D from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Welcome Mr. Lincoln Osho to the Go Africa LLC / GOAE Trading Limited (Nigeria)Team!

We welcome Mr. Osho and he wide body of experience as Senior Administrative Officer for Go Africa LLC / GOAE Trading Limited (Nigeria).

Mr. Lincoln Iramofu Osho is a Nigerian scholar vast in research, communications, public speaking, tutoring, and administration. He served as the secretary at Trustfund Pensions Plc, Kano, Nigeria where he helped improve the status of the branch to a regional head office. He’s also a public speaker and compere and has hosted many events in Lagos.

Lincoln holds a bachelor’s in Geography and a master’s degree in Population Geography from the University of Lagos. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and holds a Proficiency Certificate in Management. He also holds a certificate in Digital Marketing. He is popularly referred to as “the-go-to-guy”. He has over 5 years of experience in Management and Administration. Lincoln is a passionate educationist, coaching the Lafarge Africa National Literacy Champion in 2018.

 

  • Mr. Lincoln Osho, SAO GOAE Nigeria Trading Limited
  • Over 5 years of extensive experience in management and administration across various sectors
  • B.Sc. Geography from University of Lagos
  • M.Sc. Population Geography from the University of Lagos
  • Proficiency Certificate in Management
  • Member, Nigerian Institute of Management
  • Fluent in English and Yoruba.
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