Noemi is a proactive Organizational Development professional with 3 years of experience in the design, implementation and improvement of systems and processes in performance management, career planning, compensation, learning and development, recruiting and internal communications. She is passionate about improving decision making by the use of data and finding innovative uses for IT tools to address needs and support processes.
She has a Master’s in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from New York University. Noemi has been working for an IT Professional Services company based in New York for 3 years honing her skills in analysis, coordination, facilitation, needs assessment and change management.
Anne Sophie is a communications consultant and a project manager. She is passionate about creative branding and corporate storytelling, through interactive media and engaging content.
With more than 15 years of experience within corporate communications including journalism, branding, creating and writing websites, blogs and newsletters, for an internal as well as an external audience, Anne Sophie offers training and expertise that help people communicate effectively.
Sumit has vast experience in Management and Financial Accounting, Taxation & Internal Auditing, Costing, Structuring of Accounts, Ratio Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting. He has good negotiation and interpersonal skills.
A results oriented professional with extensive management experience. A 19 year record of professional achievements across diverse locations in Africa. Built and managed high performing teams. Proven proficiency in leadership and people management, coupled with a strong command for operational and financial analysis and management.
Andrea has a PhD in environmental sciences with expertise in resilience and sustainability. Her experience and interests lie in providing societies and businesses with the means and opportunities to durably develop within their natural environment.
Andrea has field experience gained in Tanzania, Uganda, Australia and Europe as well as an array of quantitative and analytical skills. She utilizes her unique skill-set that brings together mathematical modeling, data analysis, complex systems’ analysis and strong communication skills.
Sun-Kyung holds a Master’s at Laws and has worked for the past ten years as Legal Counsel for the Canadian federal Government. She also worked for UN Agencies and donor Governments in Mali and in Mozambique. As a lawyer, she has a good knowledge of, and work experience in, human rights and women and children’s rights in Africa, as well as many years of practice in corporate law, public law, and public financial management issues. Moreover, she has a diversified background as a project manager, a business development agent, and a professional teacher.
Lieke holds a Ph.D. in Education and is an experienced researcher in education and literacy. She has ten years of professional experience in educational capacity building projects in developing countries. She was involved in educational projects in Ghana, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Yemen in which she worked with a variety of partners: ministries of education, universities, teacher training institutions and quality assurance organizations.
She is presently an affiliated researcher at the department of Discourse studies at Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands) and employed as external advisor at the Department of Linguistics of the University of South Africa (UNISA) in Pretoria.
Marianne offers trainings that help organizations and individuals communicate effectively and see hidden opportunities. In highly interactive and experiential trainings, participants learn key skills to help them advance professionally and personally in regards to their communication skills. In one-on-one coaching, clients receive a bespoke program which helps them produce dependable results. Consistently high quality and reliability are what have kept her clients happy for over 15 years.
With over a decade of professional communications experience including journalism, social and digital media, humanitarian and development communications, research and innovation with international public and private organisations, Maria is seeking challenging assignments that require communications expertise and program management skills.
Daniel has over a decade of experience filming projects for businesses and organisations in South Asia and Africa. He has directed a feature film, and several TV specials. His expertise lies in listening to his clients' needs and translating them into captivating ideas. He enjoys helping clients develop their storytelling skills. This has resulted in dozens of successful promos and short films.
Daniel’s expertise in short form content inspired the creation of the micro story method. To learn more about the micro story, please visit his website danielnuss.com
Karen is a passionate economist who enjoys studying the behaviour of people and their response to policies and incentives using methods of experimental economics. She has a strong background in research and analysing data using statistical programs. Originally from Denmark she has worked in Europe, Australasia, the Middle East, the USA and now Africa. As a cofounder of Thagaconnect she is involved in many levels of the day to day running of the network, developing proposals and training material, providing training, promotion, communication and accounts. She is active in programs involving health and in the last stage of a PhD in environmental and resource economics.