Work History

Work History
Jan 2007 - Present

Management & IT Consultant

Freelance
I provide management and technology consulting services to SME's in Cameroon in the following areas: Leadership Development; Strategic Management; Business Model Innovation, Operations Management; Customer Service Management and Business Development. I typically act as a Business Architect to my clients. I also provide Personal Development Services.
Jan 2000 - Dec 2006

Managing Director

Douala1.com S.A.

Douala1.com S.A. is the leading Network Solutions Provider (NSP) in Cameroon providing a range of network communications and IT solutions to both corporate clients and consumers.The company was the first to deploy a mobile Internet product based on 3G (UMTS) technology and remains a major player in the provision of professional services to large corporate customers.

Sep 1999 - Jan 2000

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

FPV Communications Ltd

FPV Communications specialised in the provision of long-distance telephony services in Cameroon. It also provided professional services in telecoms to large corporate customers.  My duties included managing all day-to-day business activities: service delivery, customer service, HR, legal, contracts, sales channels, customer accounts.  I was also responsible for working with the Chairman & CEO to set corporate strategy and guarantee its implementation.

Oct 1997 - Aug 1999

IT & Management Consultant

Freelance
management consulting, IT consulting, IT training, business applications development for SME's, freelance writer on technology & managment issues.
Apr 1997 - Sep 1997

Sales Engineer

MOBIL OIL Cameroun S.A. (EXXONMOBIL)
managed portfolio of Maritime customers(product/service dlivery, technical support, accounts management, contracts). Coordinated sales of cooking gas and insecticeds nationwide and developping sales channels.
Feb 1995 - Apr 1997

Managing Partner

Continental Consulting
managing day-to-day activities of business providing computer & computer accessories and IT services to corporate clients. Managing the provision of IT consulting services and customer accounts.

Education

Education

Sacred Heart College Mankon
Oct 1991 - Oct 1992

MSc

University of Bradofrd, UK
Oct 1988 - Jun 1991

BEng

University of Leeds, UK

Summary

Experienced Business Manager with Engineering background and proven leadership skills able to work alone or as part of a team to conceive, plan, build, develop and manage technology, people and production systems producing products and services in dynamic industries and using technology effectively for strategic and operational advantage. First-class analytical, design and problem solving skills with ability to setup, manage, motivate and develop teams.

Interest

  1. Business, Investment & Globalisation
  2. Technology (especially manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, energy & IT)
  3. Education & Health
  4. International Relations & Geopolitics
  5. Economic Development & Poverty Mitigation
  6. Media, Communications and ICTs
  7. Leadership Development, Personal Development (Selfgrowth) & Faith
  8. Networking (Social & Business)

Objective

Looking to work in General Management, Operations Management, Production Management, Customer Service Management, Business Development, Project or Programme Management in a forward-looking company that values Human Capital.  I am very interested in Busines Model Innovation and all aspects of business management involving creative and design work.