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Work experience

Jan 2007Present

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 2000Dec 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 1999Jan 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 1997Aug 1999

IT & Management Consultant

Freelance
management consulting, IT consulting, IT training, business applications development for SME's, freelance writer on technology & managment issues.
Apr 1997Sep 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 1995Apr 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

Sacred Heart College Mankon
Oct 1991Oct 1992

MSc

University of Bradofrd, UK
Oct 1988Jun 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.