Our Team

Our team and affiliates shares a combined experienced of over 30 years in strategic marketing planning, destination marketing strategy development, brand communications management, event and project management, training, skills development, enterprise development and capacity building. The team members and partners are as follows:

Leadership

Kwakye Donkor

Kwakye Donkor
Chief Executive - Africa


Kwakye is a Non-Executive Director of African Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship, Ghana and South Africa and the Founder of Africa Tourism Leadership Forum. He was the Marketing and Communications Director of the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA)

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Frema Ashkar

Frema Ashkar
Managing Partner - Ghana


Frema Ashkar is a Journalist, a seasoned media practitioner with cross platform experience including radio, TV and Public Relations . Frema is a Philanthropist, Professional MC , Artist Manager and CEO of Fablinksmedia.

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Vanessa Baldwin

Vanessa Baldwin
Managing Partner - East Africa


Vanessa Baldwin Mushi, Has a background in international business marketing, tourism destination development and management with extensive experience in the tourism industry. With a network of over 15 sub-saharan African countries and organizations across the global community.

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Adedayo Adesugba

Adedayo Adesugba
Managing Partner - Nigeria


Adedayo is an experienced Hotelier and Restaurateur who has been in the industry for upward 39 years. After his secondary school education at the C.M.S. Grammar School ...

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Our Team

Affiliates

Jerome Touze

Jerome Touze
Non-Executive Director


Jerome Touze, 36, is the Co Founder and COO of WAYN.com (Lastminute.com Group), the largest travel and lifestyle social media platform with over 23 million members worldwide and growing at over 2,500 members daily. The platform generates over 50 million visitors annually

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Miller Matola

Miller Motola
Non-Executive Director


With a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of the North, Miller Matola began his career as a lecturer at Vista University where he worked for four years. During this time, he obtained a BA Honours (Cum Laude) from the University of Potchefstroom

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Juergen Steinmetz

Juergen Steinmetz
Affiliate
Partner


Juergen Steinmetz, originally from Germany, moved to Hawaii in 1988 and has been living on Oahu’s North Shore since 1992. A travel and tourism industry veteran, Mr. Steinmetz has been in...

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Cuthberg Ncube

Cuthbert Ncube
Non-Executive Director


Cuthbert Ncube started his career after graduating in Business Management. He became driven to be an entrepreneur that saw him pioneering Kwela Fleet Management (Kwela) that has since gone on to be a leading tourism services company. Cuthbert Ncube is the Chief Executive of

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Tom Buncle

Tom Buncle
Affiliate
Partner


Tom Buncle is Managing Director of Yellow Railroad Ltd., an international destination consultancy that helps countries, cities and regions to improve their competitiveness as tourism destinations.

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Giju Varghese

Giju Varghese
Affiliate
Partner


Giju was born in Ethiopia and completed his school in Zambia. When his family moved to South Africa in 1983, Giju continued his higher education in India where he completed a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management, from the Mangalore University, (India).

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