8th Africa HR Leaders Conference

Dr Mrs Bernice Welbeck

 Ag. Executive Secretary, National Labour Commission, Ghana

Dr (Mrs) Bernice Welbeck was the Head of Administration and Human Resources of the Commission from 2005 – 2013, before assuming the position of Ag. Executive Secretary in May 2013.

Dr. Welbeck is a Public Administrator and an Industrial Relations Practitioner and Consultant.  She is an International Consultant in Labour-Management Relations with focus on Negotiations and Conflict Resolution; she is also an Adjunct Lecturer in Industrial Relations.

As an Industrial Relations Expert, she has undergone several training on labour management relations at the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC/ILO), Turin, Italy, Geneva, Switzerland, Hachiochi International Training Centre of Japan, Denmark, United States of America, among others.

Dr. Welbeck has presented various Papers on Labour-Management Relations at forums both national and international.

Among her international assignments,Dr. Welbeck has consulted as a Training Facilitator on Conflict Management Course for the Social Dialogue Desk of the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC/ILO), Turin, Italy. 

Dr (Mrs) Bernice Welbeck will share with delegates why they need to ensure their organisations comply with the national labor laws. 

Dapo Omolade

Managing Consultant, Hybrid Ghana Ltd

Dapo is a qualified HSE Practitioner with about seventeen active and consistent years of experience in HSE administration, operations, training and consulting for clients in the Oil and Gas (upstream and downstream), construction, power and energy, manufacturing, ports, banking and allied industries.

During this period, he has worked on offshore and onshore projects commissioned by Chevron, Addax, Shell, Texaco, etc as HSE representative and trainer. Dapo has also trained personnel from SPDC, Chevron, NNPC, NB Plc (Breweries), NEPA (now PHCN), NPA (shipping and marine), NIPCO (downstream oil marketing), First Bank, and others. As part of his commitment to the HSE profession and continuous professional development, in addition to a MSc degree in safety and environmental management,

Dapo has a professional certificate course in Industrial Hygiene from Columbia Southern University USA. He is an alumnus of Harvard School of Public Health (USA) and London School of Business Finance (MBA), UK and a certified project manager from PMI (USA)as well as a Trainer, Assessor & Verifier of Assessments.

Dapo is presently the Managing Consultant/CEO and Lead Faculty Instructor of Hybrid Ghana Limited, training and consulting firm offering services in HSE and project management to varying sectors of the economy. Hybrid consulting Limited is also an approved and accredited training centre for NEBOSH, IOSH, BSC, CIEH (all UK) & PMI (USA). The company operates across Ghana, Nigeria and UK.

He is also involved in capacity and human capital and capacity building in the areas of HSE, organizing and speaking at seminars, workshops and other programs in order to create more awareness in the HSE fields and mentor the younger ones in the field. Dapo is married and lives with his family in Lagos, Nigeria.

His topic: "HR Success-The Safety and Welfare Angle"

Kweku Yankson

Vice Preseident, Human Capital Strategy Consulting

The MSY Analytics Group

Kweku Yankson is a senior human capital management executive with 8+ years’ international management experience. He has strong consulting and operational capabilities, and sound business acumen. In his most recent role as the Africa regional head of Talent & Development with Millicom International Cellular (Tigo), Kweku was responsible for the company’s capability development agenda in 6 operations across Africa (Ghana, Tanzania, Rwanda, DR Congo, Chad, Senegal).

Prior to taking up his Africa regional role, Kweku was the Head of HR for Tigo Ghana, during which time he had full executive responsibility for the company’s HR organization in Ghana. He joined Tigo in 2010 as Deputy Head of HR for Ghana. Before venturing into HR, Kweku worked in a variety of increasingly responsible professional services consulting roles with the Oracle Corporation in the USA. In these roles, he led multiple consulting teams in the USA and Europe to design and develop highly complex, customized software solutions for large, global biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

Kweku holds a Master of Science degree in Molecular Biology from the University of North Carolina, a Post-graduate Certificate in Economics & Finance from the University of London, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Jacobs University in Germany. He is certified via the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) as a Senior Professional in HR (SPHR), and through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)

He is a panelist on the discussion, "Engaging and Benefiting from Generations X and Y at the Workplace"

 Marina Milantoni

Regional HR Director West Africa, Huawei  

Marina Milantoni is an HR Director, with a large experience in Human Resource Management, Organizational Development, Peoples Strategies; Values based Organizational Culture and Climate, Coaching Team and Management, HR Transformation, Change Management, Labor Relationships and Business.

She started her career in South America, Argentine, and then moved to Europe (France) in 1994. Marina’s experience spans +20 years of career a range business, sales and HR Leadership position. Since then, she has helping HR organizations enable business growth, drive expansion, and effectively manage their talents. 

She joined Huawei Technologies in June 2014, as Deputy  Regional HRD West Africa. Previously,  she has  been working  for  multinational companies in Europe ( Spain)  as  GE (1998), Rolls-Royce Int. Ltd, 2001 ( Aerospace),  Foundation Ciudad de la Energia (Ciuden) 2010, ( High Tech Foundation belonging to the  Spanish Government/ UE) as  HRD and OD Director, and in Central  Africa in  Millicom , Tigo Tchad 2012 ( Telecommunication) as HRD and Administration Director ( Directrice Moyens Generaux) .

In addition, she was former representative for British Chamber of Commerce in Madrid, Spain between 2003-2006

She hold a BSC in Psychology (UAM) and PhD (DEA level)( UNED ,Spain) in Organizational Psychology, where she has made research about “The impact of the leadership in the Organization and it relationship with cohesion, stress and conflict” between others.   She has been practicing as Clinical Psychologist and Organizational Psychologist. She is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Italian. She is Italian with Argentine origin.

She understands High Value Companies are embedded with Passion+Core Values+ Innovation and their people are  in a  continuous learning, as a Key Factor of their Success.   This is the reason why  she actually works for Huawei Technologies.

Her Topic: "Management Strategies to Win the Talent War"

Irene Asare

Human Resources Director,Tullow Ghana Limited

Irene is a transformational leader with a passion for organizational change and effectiveness. She is a firm believer in excellence and professionalism in partnership with the business in expert areas such as Business Transformation, Team and Leadership Development, Employee Relations, employee Engagement, Reward and compensation, Business Processing & Re-engineering and Performance Management.

She has worked for many leading organizations in a variety of leadership roles in Human Resources organizations including Veolia ES Cleanaway Company, UNIQLO UK and Thermo Fisher Scientific, UK, before relocating to Ghana in 2010 to head the HRBP function at Vodafone, Ghana. Irene Asare was the Group Executive for Organizational Effectiveness and Organizational Change for Vodacom Group (part of Vodafone Group), overseeing South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, Lesotho and DRC Congo. Her experience spans industries such as Oil and Gas, Telecommunications, Banking, Retail, Real Estates, Science, Manufacturing and Research.

Before she joined Tullow she was the Regional HR Head for West Africa for Standard Bank based in South Africa, responsible for Ghana, Nigeria, Angola and DR Congo. A role that saw her manage a number of HR teams in the various countries as well as working on key transformational organizational group projects. She describes herself as a determined, creative and dynamic leader, and has a proven track record of leading teams to deliver outstanding and impactful business results.

She is a Chartered Human Resources Personnel (CIPD-UK) with a Masters of Arts degree in Human Resource Management from the Kingston Business School, London. Irene is married with three sons and has an avid love for music and dance.

Her topic: "Effectively Partnering the Business, the Tullow story"

William Easmon

HR Director, Barclays Bank

With close to 15 years progressive hands-on HR experience spanning the private, public, non-profit and financial sectors, William has an in-depth understanding of generational diversity and its direct effect on workforce engagement/productivity and by extension business strategy execution. His area of specialization is organizational design with focus on team interconnectedness and networking with the aim of ensuring business sustainability.

He brings his experience and understanding of generational issues into developing time-tested HR strategies in the organizations he has worked in. Working in cross-functional and cross-border teams has enabled him to spearhead tailor-made HR solutions in the areas of organizational design, culture, leadership and engagement aligned to business strategy

His driving ethos has been to maintain a balance between shareholders/management expectations and employee productivity - satisfaction, with the understanding that both parties are mutually inclusive. He is an ardent believer in the “we are in this together” – building shared-values concept.

William has a Master’s Degree in International Diplomacy and is a Certified HR practitioner. He is a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners Ghana. He has consulted for a number of blue chip companies spanning financial, insurance and non-governmental sectors. He is married and has two children.   

William is a panelist on the discussion "Engaging and Benefiting from Generations X and Y at the Workplace"

Effie Cooke

Executive Director,Capability Trust

With over 16 years experience as a Human Resource Management practitioner, Effie has a comprehensive and strategic understanding of Human Resource Management, Learning and Leadership Development and Organizational Development. Effie has over a decade's experience with Opportunity International where she rose to become the Regional HR Director.Before Joining Opportunity International, Effie worked as Group HR Manager for a Retail brand in the UK.

Effie holds a Bachelors Degree in Law and Human Resource Management and a Post Graduate Certificate in HR Management from Middlesex University (London, UK) and holds a Masters degree.

Her topic: " Building an Effective Performance Culture"

Ola Azeez

General Manager, Human Capital, CITA Petroleum, Nigeria

Ola Azeez started his working career with the Nigerian Bottling Company PLC (Coca cola) immediately after graduation in 1991 and served the Company meritoriously in various capacities that prepared him for subsequent value-creating career path. He was the pioneer Personnel Manager for Ikeja B and Mushin and subsequently, Enugu and Asejire Plants, a Trainer, Acting Plant Sales Manager, Business Performance Management System Specialist and Corporate Training Manager/Head of Learning Centre, a senior management position that gave the opportunity to drive human resource development and organisational capability processes of the world brand conglomerate in Nigeria.

He joined CITA Petroleum Group Executive Team – (an IATA Strategic Partner and multiple awards winning enterprise) as General Manager, Human Capital with close to 25 years of value adding business partnering experience in HRM, General Administration, Manufacturing, Distilleries, Marketing and Service industries. In addition to Human Capital portfolio, he oversees a subsidiary in addition to an oversight responsibility for the Commercial Division and Logistics of the Group.

Ola was until his current appointment the Head of HR with Dajcom Group – Dajcom Ltd and Dajcom Digital, a giant in the assembling, sales, distribution and after-sales of electronics – both industrial and domestic appliances in Nigeria.

He was with Lexcel Group comprising 6 fortune companies with diverse interests ranging from distilleries, marketing, oil & gas to PET products and management consultancy in Nigeria between 2009 and 2011 as its Group Development Manager. In this capacity, he supports the Group in Nigeria and Ghana.

He also worked with Multit-Trex Integrated Foods PLC and provides business partnering services to the Company in Nigeria, Zambia, UK, Netherlands among others.

He was at a time, the Lead Consultant/CEO of REMOLAZ Management Consults (RMC), a Business Process Management System and Learning and Development consulting firm he established along with other successful HR experts after 22 years of active practice of Human Resource Management.

Mr. Azeez is an alumnus of many advanced management development programmes in Nigeria and abroad. He is an internationally certified Trainer in HR, Talent Management, Coaching, Mentoring, Performance Management Systems, Negotiation, Leadership, BPMS. He trained in Ireland, Greece, Romania, Czech Republic and Austria among others.

He is an accomplished Facilitator, Motivational Speaker, Public Affairs Analyst, certified Coach/Mentor, Columnist and a multiple award winner which includes:  Distinguished Alumni Award, Faculty of Education- O.A.U, Ile-Ife, MICA’s African Leadership Laurel Awards; African Associates of HR Leaders (AAHRL), Accra, the Best HR Practitioner of the Year 2010 by the Personnel Practitioners Consultative Association (PPCA), Ikeja, Lions Club International, District Governor 404 B Nigeria’s award, Merit Award, Federation of Ibadan National Students’ Association among others.

Ola is a highly rated member of faculty to many Professional Institutes and Learning and Development Consulting outfits in Nigeria and abroad such as, NECA, CIPM, CIA, NIM, ITF, MAN, NITAD, Tom Associates, Occupational Management Organisation, OML, Accra, among others.

Ola served on the board of ABC Human Development Consultants Ltd, a partner with Willis Group, United Kingdom and currently serving on the boards of HR Derivatives Ltd., the Publisher of HR Guide, the flagship HR Magazine in Nigeria and CORA HR Consulting Ltd, a Human Capital solution provider.

 Mr. Azeez is the Chairman of Lagos Branch CIPM’s Strategic Planning and Implementation Committee. He serves on the 2014 National Joint Industrial Council (NJIC) that negotiated condition of service representing Precision Electrical and Related Equipment Employers’ Association of Nigeria (PEREAN).

He is a Fellow and an elected Member of the Governing Councils of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM) and Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD). He has over 31 published papers and a book to his credit. He is the President of Ilupeju Lions Clubs, Lagos, under District 404B Nigeria.

Ola travels far and has visited among others USA, Europe, Canada, Britain among others. He is happily married with Children.

Ola's topic : "The Need for a Fit-for-Purpose WorkForce"

Anita Wiafe

Managing Consultant

Occupational Management Limited OML Africa

Anita has spoken at numerous international and local HR seminars and training events to senior HR managers, CEO’s operational directors etc., presenting a wide range of topics relating to compliance, best practice, organizational development, and recruitment, contract of employments and strategic HR management and development.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology and Social Research from London Metropolitan University and a Master’s in Organisational Psychology from Birkbeck University (University of London).

She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, The British Psychological Society and an approved level A and B tester in psychometric testing as well as a Trustee for two charities.

Anita's professional background began in the NHS starting as a HR officer in 1996, progressing to several senior roles within not-for-profit organisations and small and medium sized enterprises (SME) for over 10 years. Some of her employed senior roles include; the RNID, Moorfields NHS Eye Hospital, the Citizenship Foundation and VRL-Financial News Publishing Limited.

Her consultancy has provided effective HR expertise, advice and services to many clients across sectors, including the Industry and Parliament Trust, St. Mungos, CIBT, Springboard for Children, Student Partnership Worldwide, Initiative of Change, GVEP International and IFRTD.

As a generalist HR consultant, Anita has experience and extensive knowledge in HR; some of her areas of expertise include; strategic workforce planning, employee engagement, performance management, organizational development, legal compliance, assessment centres, learning and development, recruitment and talent management.

Her topic: "Culture eats Productivity for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner - Enabling Productivity with a Culture-Change"

 C K Bruce

Information Security, IT Audit, IT Governance Trainer

CEO, Innovare

He received his tertiary education in Information Systems from Oxford Brookes University, UK and Certified as Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Information System Manager (CISM), Sophos Technical Partner, Cequrux Firewall Administrator and Data Recovery Partner.

Over the years he has pursued a successful career as an IT consultant specializing in new and emerging technologies for government institution and private sector companies. He is the former President of the world renowned association of Information System professionals dedicated to the audit, control and security of information systems, Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA) Accra Chapter.

Currently he is the Chief Executive Officer Innovare Ghana Ltd – Principal Consultant, Trainer – Information Security and IT audit and an adjunct lecturer in Information Security at GIMPA.

He brings over 20 years of experience and has worked for corporates like CCH Editors Ltd, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom (Designer/Developer/Editor), Oxford Computer Journals and Oxford United Kingdom (Technical Developer).

He has conducted training on communication skills, presentation skills and time management.

His topic: “Embracing HR Technology to Impact the Bottomline”

Janet O. Asomaning

HR Manager,Tonaton

Janet Asomaning is an experienced HR professional who is enthusiastic to share knowledge and ideas. She is currently responsible for Human Resources for Tonaton Limited(Ghana’s largest online marketplace); A  leading Swedish e-commerce business with branches in Ghana, Nigeria, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka - She leads on the people agenda and ensures HR is a strategic partner that adds value to the business.

Janet’s expertise spun from Resourcing and Talent Management, Learning and Development, Employee Engagement and Internal Communications, projects, etc in the ecommerce and telecom industries.

She has a wealth of knowledge in leading to design and implement employee engagement strategies which use internal communications as a tool to ensure success for organizations.

Janet has lived and worked in the UK, USA and Ghana. She holds an EMBA in Human Resources from the University of Ghana, Legon and an intermediate French certificate from Ecole PEG in Geneva, Switzerland.


Her topic: "The Benefits of Employee Engagement and Internal Communications Strategy"

Adeniyi Nehemiah Oromolaran

Chief Resource Officer/Country Team Lead

Nehemiah Resources Limited

Adeniyi Nehemiah Oromolaran, is presently the Chief Resource Officer/Country Team Lead for Nehemiah Resources Limited, an innovative "people" and "business" development consulting from located in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria.

Prior to assuming this position he was the Group Head, Corporate Development & Strategy at CrystaLife Assurance Plc, A subsidiary of Skye Bank. The group comprised Corporate Strategy, Human Capital Management, Brand & Corporate Communications Management, Administration & Facility with an oversight function for Legal & Management Services of the company.

He graduated from the University of Lagos with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance & Banking, he has attended several training programs, conferences and courses both in Nigeria and abroad.

adeniyi has over 22 years post graduate wealth of exposure, expertise, experience, skills and competences in business strategy, organizational development, human capital development, marketing communications, process engineering, mergers & acquisition, project management, curriculum development, change management, culture integration and policy formulation acquired and gained from both the private and public sectors in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.

Adeniyi belongs and has served in different capacities with various professional and volunteer groups, he is presently the Chairman of the CIPM Lekki Ajah Badore PPCA, an Associate Member of the CIPM,  memeber of the Societ for Human Resource Management, a Senior Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, CIIN, Member, Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered), NIM, immediate past Chairman, Nigerian Insurers Association Human Capital Management Technical committee.

He is the founder and visioned fort he Nehemiah Aromolaran Foundation, an NGO involved with empowering young people within the ages of 15 to 21 years, women and powering intervention to eradicate poverty, the Programs of the NGO is supported by proceeds from the firm.

Prior to joining the CrystaLife Assurance Plc, he worked as Head, Learning Development & Public Sector at Vic Lawrence & Associates, an HR & Strategy consulting firm.

Previously he was Group Head, Corporate Services at UBA Insurance Company Limited where he first introduced the concept of the  Bancassurance module in partnership with the banking arm of the UBA group.
Prior to accepting the position he was part of a team of consultant to Heirs Insurance Company Limited on Business process, corporate and human capital restructuring. 

On his return to Nigeria, Adeniyi founded in 1996, Business Support Services Limited! An SME Business and Economic development firm supporting SME owners to develop skills, structures and processes to manage and grow their business.
He initiated a technical partnership with African Project Development Fund (APDF) to support the tooling of consultants in the training of SME owners in Nigeria.

He had a stint as a pioneer staff with Haggai Investment &Trust Company Limited, putting structures, policies and procedures and later as Head Special Accounts, developing and packaging products for high net worth individuals and organizations. HITC is now The Haggai Bank.

Prior to working with Haggai, he was an Investment/Financial planner Advisor with AbbeyLife Insurance Company Limited, a member of the Lloldys Bank Group UK, where he was schooled in Life assurance, investment and Bancassurance.

His Topic: "Successful HR Leadership Attributes for today’s Business Challenges"

Billie Richardson

CEO of Corporate Counselling Company Limited

Lifestyle coach, Holistic Counselling, Stress/Conflict Management

Grief/ Marriage Counselling & Client centered Psychotherapy

Bille is a registered psychotherapist working with the French Embassy, the US Embassy, the British High Commission, the Dutch  Embassy and the German Embassy to mention but a few. Billie has taken  part in numerous tv and live radio programs, Radio Universe at Legon University, Joy Fm, YFM, City FM, Viasat, Metro, GTV, TV3 and many more, enabling her audiences to deal with emotional issues.

She is passionate about a more holistic approach to life starting with the Mind Body Spirit connections. Billie is also part of the Supreme Wellness team based at Roman Ridge, Accra,  providing Wellness to the Corporate World such as Oil companies, etc.

 Her Topic: "The Impact of Employee Wellbeing on Productivity"

DrTheophilus T. Tshukudu

Doctor of Human Resource Management & lecturer,University of Botswana

Dr Tshukudu is the author of many publications including books and journals on Public Administration Training in Africa, Public Budgeting in African Nations and Public Leadership for Development in Africa, Trade Unionism in Botswana.

Some of the articles He published in the various journals include Deep Rooted Conflict, Strategies for Evaluation of Training Development Initiatives in a Public Service Setting, Decentralisation as Strategy for Performance Improvement in the Botswana Public Service: The Interface of the Botswana Labour Relations.

He is a regular reviewer for several journals. He has supervised 54 treatises, 10 research essays, 9dissertations and 5theses and eternalised 36 treatises, 18 dissertations and 7 theses for Milpark Business School, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, University of Johannesburg, Rhodes University, University of North West and Zambia Open University respectively.

Doctor Tshukudu has presented papers two World Conference papers, 11 International HRM Conference and he is currently The Chairperson of Industrial Relations International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) Africa Assembly Steering Committee.

His topic: "The Botswana Public Sector Bargaining Council, a Reality or Falacy?"

Jennifer Agyeman

Life Coach, Image Consultant & Trainer

Jennifer Agyeman supports her clients who are dynamic organisations across industries and various sectors as well as driven individuals with resourcefulness tools to achieve their desired outcomes by effectively changing their beliefs and habits. She is a Trainer, Consultant and Coach whose sessions (personal & group) are practical and feature powerful techniques from Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP). She has a Social Sciences background and is a certified personal image consultant.

Prior to being trained in personal development, Jennifer worked in the fast paced investment banking industry in the City of London with some of the best fund managers, on institutional portfolios. She believes that with the right attitude and beliefs, people can reach their potential and create amazing success, contributing positively to their community and the world. She has spoken at various conferences and summits as well as appeared in the Media - TV, Radio and Print.

Her topic: "The Model HR Image Walks the Talk in 3 Ways_Sight, Sound, Substance"

Tina Muparadzi

HR Director, Bharti Airtel

Tina joined Airtel in 2006 as Group HR Director, Celtel, she then became the Zain Academy Director and later as the head for Talent Development and Engagement, Airtel Tina holds a BSC (Honours) in Psychology from the University of Zimbabwe and an MSc in Organisation Psychology from the University of Bristol, (UK).

Additionally, she holds an MSc in Coaching and Consulting for Change from HEC School of Management, Paris (France) Prior to joining Airtel, she was the HR Consultant for Ernst and Young (South Africa), HR Manager for British American Tobacco (Zimbabwe, South Africa), HR Consultant for Coopers and Lybrand Associates (Zimbabwe) and Graduate Trainee for Union Carbide.

Tina has 1 child, enjoys travelling, food, some music and reading

Her topic: "HR as a Business Partner-Evolving from Administration to Strategic"

Scott Ellis

Business Development Manager, PaySpace, South Africa

Scott  received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of South Africa and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). He has been in involved in developing the PaySpace brand in 37 African countries, primarily to form relations with local partners, who sell, implement and support the product.


Emma Wenani

HR Director, Global Media  Alliance

The unreserved passion for people and their development has shot Emma Wenani through the ranks to become the Director of Human Resources at Global Media Alliance Group, Ghana.

She believesthat for people to perform better and positively impact their lives, families and societies, they need to be developed both professionally and academically. With this belief, she has constantly ensured the provision of the requisite training and development as well as mentoring and coaching opportunities at all levels to ensure continued improvement. 

According to her, the only way people can tap into the many opportunities that abound around us is when they have the right knowledge on how to turn these opportunities into success stories and it is only through training, development and empowerment that people can acquire the knowledge.

Emma pursued an MBA in Human Resource Management from the University of Ghana, graduating in November, 2014. Prior to this, she graduated from the University of Nairobi with a combined major degree in French and Sociology.

After her undergraduate studies, she worked with Nation Media Group in Kenya as a Marketing Executive and also with Nairobi Stock Exchange as a Public Relations Officer. Emma loves to meet and work with people. In pursuing her passion for people and her love for new cultures, Emma Wenani moved to Ghana in 2010 to work with Global Media Alliance.

She is considered by many young professional ladies within and outside the company as a role model and a shining light for others to follow.

Her topic: "Add Value to Get Value-Getting Your Talent to Work for You"

Gabriella Koranteng

Group HR Director, EMPOWER

Gabriella is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) UK. She holds an MA in Human Resource Management (Leeds University, Leeds, UK) and a BA in Psychology and Information Studies (Univ. of Ghana).

She has over 8 years of generalist Human Resources experience, providing a full spectrum of HR services which include Strategic HR Business Planning, Talent Management, Industrial Relations, Negotiations & Conflict Management and Compensation & Benefits.

She has conducted extensive studies on Performance Management, surveys on organizational behavior and has delivered a number of trainings and seminars geared towards workplace cooperation, performance, efficiency and youth employability.

She has held various HR related, Corporate, and Communications positions mostly senior management in diverse industries which include Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Exclusive Retail and International Conservation. This presents her with a rich and diverse industry knowledge and background which she effectively utilizes to give guidance to Empower employees and clients in the areas of manpower efficiency, employee motivation and Human Resource Strategy and Consulting.

Gabriella is a panelist on the discussion: "Engaging and Benefiting from Generations X and Y at the Workplace"


                                                                                                       More Speakers to be confirmed in the next few days!