Business Development Executive
Last Updated: 16th October 2020 (over 2 years ago)
energy, non-energy, manufacturing, ICT, business process outsourcing (BPO), creative and human resource development sectors.
previously held posts in supporting and leading sectoral development projects both for the Government and the private sector in sectors such as Education & Training, Fashion, Animation, Music, Steelpan, Printing & Packaging, High-Tech Manufacturing, Aviation, Finance, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship Development.
Twenty (20) years’ working experience in capacity building, planning and implementing major projects.
fifteen (15) years senior management experience.
twelve (12) years’ experience in investor relations, investment facilitation, new business development and engaging in strategic business relations.
Entrepreneurial attributes, ability to leverage the diverse nature of people, strategic thinking, process oriented, adept to negotiations and ability to communicate effectively. Self-motivated and self-driven. Able to work long hours and travel.
Policy Development: Supported several national policies including more recently, the National Innovation Policy (EDAB) and the National Culture Policy (as a representative of the Creative Industries).
Leadership: Highly successful in leading and managing teams of professionals in several large scale, long-term projects across many sectors.
Highly Networked: Established an extensive network of relationships - locally, regionally and internationally. Worked across many sectors in both the private and public spheres. Served in various committees within key Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations.
Manager, Engineering Institute
Developed courses in motivating engineering students to advance entrepreneurial thought, converting ideas into business using the Business Model Canvas, understanding the need for Intellectual Property and registering start-up companies.