Ambitious Business Development Executive who creates strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Builds and retains high performance teams by hiring, developing and motivating skilled professionals.
International Relations and Development Specialist Accomplished and highly experienced professional with expertise in several important fields. A proven history of managing projects, increasing investment, and contributing to international development.
Accomplished Executive with demonstrated ability to deliver mission-critical results. Visionary Operations Executive with solid experience managing all levels of multiple projects including budgeting and administration. Well-educated and well-trained, with a demonstrated ability to create economic opportunities. Goal-oriented and results-driven. Intimate knowledge of international relations, economic development, and advocacy for many crucial issues. Develop organizations/corporations, and serve any organization by leveraging on my vast global experience in international political advocacy/strategy and trade development Results-oriented with over fifteen years of experience in international relations, integration/cooperation , multilateral/bilateral agencies ; well qualified with expertise on relationship management and administration. Member of many global associations and also proven record of leadership with outstanding management and team building abilities; Demonstrated breath in all aspects of administration and, depth in fiscal and people management. Skilled in team motivation, development, coaching and mentoring; strong interpersonal, networking and negotiation skills; sound communication skills: written, verbal & presentations; skilled in public relations at all levels; trustworthy with very strong ethics. CORE COMPETENCE Extensive experience with International Institutions in Business Development, Project Management, Government Relations, Fund Raising and Public relations. Background includes fund raising, promotion of clients' image in around the globe, and marketing research. Proven ability to liaise between United States of America Agencies and Africa/Asian Governments. Relationship Management New Relationships Development International Institutions Relationship Building Government Relation and Public Relation Fund Raising Extensive Experience in Networking and Negotiating with Local, State and Federal Agencies as well as the Private Sector Strategic planning International relation initiatives. Regional integration/cooperation initiatives. Public diplomacy plan design and execution. Soft power and diplomacy relationship initiatives and execution Political strategy planning
Ambitious business executive who creates strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Builds and retains high performance teams by hiring, developing and motivating skilled professionals. Ambitious [Job Title] who creates strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Builds and retains high performance teams by hiring, developing and motivating skilled professionals.
Product line expansion
Business operations organization
New Relationships Development
International Institutions Relationship Building
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Organized with results high level U.S.
State Departmental and business meetings in Washington, DC for the private sector delegation that came to the United States with President Olusegun Obasanjo immediately after he won the election in 1999.
Developed and implemented proposal and strategies for collaboration with donor agencies and multi-lateral agencies operating in Nigeria including Foreign Missions (Embassies), World Bank, USAID, DFID.
Initiated meeting between Nigeria State Governments and parastatals with key U.S. Agencies including the USAID, State Department and The Congress
Coordinated and spearheaded foreign trade meetings for executives of State Governments of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and parastatals to the U.S., People's Republic of China, India and South Korea.
Achieved international relations through consulting for late President Gnessingbe Eyadema of Togo on integration and cooperation with other African countries and globally.
Initialed and organized trade mission for 5 African Ambassadors accredited to China to Shandong Province in China.
Spearheaded trade trip for the Governor of Shandong Province, China and his delegation to the National Prayer Breakfast hosted by President W.Bush in Washington, DC in 2002
Business development member of the private sector committee that facilitated passage of the African Growth Act (AGOA) into law by President Clinton.
Led and managed a private sector delegation from the United States to Lome, Togo when President Gnessingbe Eyadema hosted the Africa Union in 2000
Organized and oversaw a private sector reception in Lome, Togo which was declared open by President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2000
Initiated and concluded agreements between the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Geneva and Abia State Government for the establishment of UNITAR office in the state.
Facilitated the establishment of a Gum Arabic processing plant by USAID in Maitgari in Jigawa state.
Oversaw the establishment of the African, Chinese and Indian Markets for Business Women Network-USA, creating access worth millions of dollars in business opportunities.
Initiated and brought 325 African Women from 50 African Countries to the Business Women Network World Business Summit in Washington, DC in October 1999.
Consulted for the Federation of Indian Business Women Entrepreneurs and took top business women from 27 African Countries to New Delhi for business cooperation with their Indian counterparts in 2001.
Monitored election in Nigerian election to ensure democratic legitimacy
Participated on advocacy teams that championed several issues relating to relations with Africa
Led fundraising efforts for AIDS awareness
Spearheaded the efforts for street children of Angola, "Children of Angola initiative"
ACQUIRED SKILLS International Political Advocacy & Diplomacy Integration and cooperation Business Development Project Management Sales & Marketing Strategic Planning and Policy/ Political Strategy Fund Raising.
January 2007 to January 2013FIB Group
Good Custodian 2013 -To Date.
Director Business Development/Strategy.
International Relationships, Strategy and expansion.
Build relationships globally with a focus on enabling alliances and partnerships to drive economic success.
Executive Director/Consultant January 1999 to January 2007
Directed all new foreign investments.
Identified all foreign investments appropriate for the group.
Developed foreign businesses/integration and cooperation Developed Business Strategies/policy.
Identified international strategic alliances for the group.
Negotiated with prospective international partners.
Managed team responsible all new foreign investment opportunities worth millions of dollars.
Developed strategic plans identifying foreign investment opportunities Abia /Jigawa States Consultant on Foreign Affairs, Multi/Bi Lateral Agencies Advised on international business development and foreign relations for the two Nigerian states.
Aided in creating and fostering economic partnerships with regional and foreign governments.
Authored business proposals and strategies for working with donor agencies and multilateral bodies such as Foreign Missions, World Bank, USAID, and DFID.
Organized international meetings on business and investment in multiple countries and the African Union in the two states.
Advised the governors/ governments of the two states on all matters relating to international business development/linkages, multi-lateral /bi lateral agencies.
Also helped them to form relationships with other governments around the world that is of beneficial interest to them (Regional integration and co-operation).
Senior Bacteriologist Specialist January 1989 to January 1998American Type Culture Collection ATCC
Managed, characterized, identified and authenticated all the gram-negative aerobes Responsible for the quality control of all the cultures ensuring that finished quality of the cultures met the company and customers' quality standards Worked with pharmaceutical, food manufacturing companies and hospitals etc.
to ensure that products produced exceeded their quality standards Was the curator of all the gram negative aerobes in American Type Culture collection.
Participated in the implementation of a value-added product line resulting in increase in annual sales of our cultures by over 95% Trained laboratory personnel in the implementation of a new electronic bacteria identification system Member of ISO team that ensured that the laboratory successfully followed good manufacturing practices that met all regulatory and customer requirements.
Research Assistant January 1986 to January 1989Food & Drug Administration FDA
Managed all the laboratory experiments and research on the fungus that affects the immune-suppressed and also the effects on the vital organs of the body.
Developed the laboratory's quality control manual for the research.
Team member responsible for helping in developing the quality control standard.
Developed a database, which resulted in improved data collection process, and high authenticity, efficiency and accuracy of the results obtained.
Master of Business : Public Administration, 1998George Washington University South Eastern UniversityPublic Administration
Bachelor of Science : Microbiology, 1977Rowan State UniversityMicrobiology
Vice President and Founding Member, African Business Women Network Vice Chair, Friends of the Children of Angola Member, American-African Business Women Association Member, Association of Women in International Business Member, African Women in Politics 6 | Page
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