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Experts & Advisors

​​Stephen Anton Komlosy

Former  Senior Partner City & Westminster Corporate Finance LLP

​Stephen Komlosy is a member of MENSA, and an Ambassador For Peace (Universal Peace Federation). He is co-founder/former Chairman and CEO of TomCo Energy PLC, which he floated on AIM in 2011. He has over 50 years’ experience in business as a proprietor and has been a director and founder of a number of Public Companies operating in the UK and the US, including AIM listed PSG Solutions Plc now Security Research Group Plc. Stephen was instrumental in the flotation of PremiSys Plc, the Laurie March Group Ltd and Avatar Systems Inc, which provides IT to oil companies and floated on NASDAQ, USA. During his career Stephen has been a director of a number of other publicly quoted companies, including co-founder of Laurence Parnes Organisation Ltd (LPO), Pavilion Leisure Plc and co-founder of Branon Plc, a supplier to North Sea Oil Companies and the Ministry of Defense and where he was the director in charge of the launch of Cavendish Petroleum Inc, an Ohio, US gas producer. Additionally, since 1964, Stephen has built up three private property companies, two of which have been amalgamated with public companies. He was Founder Member of the Patron’s (HRH Prince Michael of Kent) Enterprise Club for GENESIS INITIATIVEStephen also owned UK theatres through LPO with four of them in London and has sponsored and helped financed the building of five healthcare clinics and a school in three African countries, Nigeria, Cameroon and Lesotho through Support For Africa. He was presented with the Star Foundation Award for services to the community and was recently awarded "Senior Fellow and Fellow of The Entrepreneurial Circle of the Order of Saint Hadrian of Canterbury". He is married with six children, nine grand-children and one great grand child. http://www.komlosy.com/

Dr Patti Boulaye OBE

Visiting Teaching Fellow Middlesex University Business School Faculty of Professional & Social Sciences

​​​Patti Boulaye (BIPADA Founder) has over 30 years experience as a public figure internationally and as a certified Etiquette Professional with personal detailed experience of international Royal and High level Protocol. A recognized international Public Speaker, she has spoken in both Houses of Parliament. She recently received the "British Community Honours Award" and was made the "Senior Fellow of the Order of Saint Hadrian of Canterbury" and received "Freedom of The City of London" in 2014. She was a Founder Member of the Patron’s (HRH Prince Michael of Kent) Enterprise Club for GENESIS INITIATIVE the facilitator organisation for the All Party Parliamentary Group for the promotion of Small & Medium Business, Promotion of Enterprise. Patti was on the Creative Committee of Her Majesty The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations in 2002 at Buckingham Palace. She was also a Patron of Women into Business. She is an "Ambassador for Peace" for the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), Patron of the Eastside Educational Trust; Women's Federation for World Peace (WFWP), and a Governor of British American Drama Academy (BADA) affiliated with Oxford and Yale Universities. Her detailed International Protocol experiences include working in Japan, Jordan as guest of HRH Prince Hassan, Spain, Germany, USA, Nigeria, and France. Patti organised and Produced high level Shows and concerts in London’s Royal Albert Hall overseeing Logistics and People management. She was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Art – for the promotion of Art and General Human Skills; President/founder of her own charity, Support for Africa – building a school with HRH Prince Harry's charity & Five Health Care Clinics in Africa. She has Management and Communication skills and is on the Advisory Board of the Iman Worldwide Foundation which promotes dialogue, challenging extremism and bringing about change. Patti is an award winning International Star, Singing for Royal families including HM The Queen, ​The Aga Khan, HRH Princess Margaret, HRH Prince Charles, HRH Princess Diana, Dukes and Duchesses. She had been invited to 10 Downing Street under Edward Heath, Sir John Major, Baroness Thatcher, Tony Bair and Gordon Brown. She grew up in a large family in Nigeria, lives in the UK and is married with two children and a grandson. www.pattiboulaye.com TTGOG

Sam M. Ikoku 

CEO Nakachi Consulting Ltd

 

Sam M. Ikoku is a 1979 Civil Engineering graduate of the University of Lagos and 1981 graduate of Business Administration from the University of North London. His continuing education has included the Haggai Institute, Oxford Advanced Management Programme, and the Aspen Institute. With over 30 years of experience in the corporate world in Nigeria, he is the Chief Executive of PAYSTAR Limited, a transaction oriented Financial Services Marketing company. As a Motivational Speaker his work with organizations and audiences of all sizes covers Personal Development, Motivation, Sales, Flawless Execution, Operational Excellence, Effective Time Management, Building High-Impact Teams, and Empowered Leadership. In the early 90s he published paradigm-changing magazines like ENDEAVOUR and CORPORATE WOMAN that focused on inspiring and recognizing entrepreneurs, executives, and investors. He speaks on TV and at Seminars and Conference as well as at annual corporate events where his ability to inspire and motivate the workforce is soughtafter. He is an internationally renowned public speaker and currently motivates millions of Nigerians every Saturday on “OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE” and every Monday Morning on “FULLY CHARGED” both NTA Network programmes. Regularly sought after for his opinion on myriad issues by NTA Network News, and Current Affairs programmes, his published audiotapes and books are sold worldwide. Sam Ikoku also has interests in Telecommunications as Chief Executive of Proper Communications Limited, which operates a calling card in the United States and owns a broadband wireless network in Nigeria. He is married with six children and is presently domiciled in Nigeria. http://weeklyimpact.com.ng/

Dr Margaret Ebigwei-Ibru B.Sc (Hons) M.Sc M.Phil

​(Laureat De La Faculte Des Sciences Pharmaceutiques et Biologiques) Paris.



Dr Margaret Ebigwei-Ibru studied at Federal School of Science Onikan Lagos, and thereafter graduated from University of Ife, Ibadan Branch after which she attended Universite De La Sorbonne Paris, Universite Renes Descartes De Paris, Universite De Paris-SUD Centre D’Etudes Phermaceutiqus De Chatenay Malabry France. Within seven years, Margaret had acquired B.Sc Pharmacy (Hons), a Diploma in French Language, M.Sc Pharmadynamics & Biological Essay of Drugs and Medicaments, M. Phil. Pharmacodynamics, a Doctorate degree in Pharmacokinetic (Cerebral Ischemia), she is a Laureat De La Faculte Des Sciences Pharmaceutiques et Biologiques, M.Sc in Dermo-Pharmacy, at  Centre D’Etude Pharmaceutique Chatenay Malabry, France. An entrepreneur par excellence, a woman of honour, a former non executive director of Nigeria Bank of Commerce and Industry. She is a member of the board of trustees of the prestigious Association of Private Educators of Nigeria. She founded S.T.&T. Regency International Schools that accommodate children from 3 months to 18 years.  She is the originator of both Issyma Pharmacy and Issyma Children Foundation which has educated hundreds of children and young people on scholarship, which she personally sponsors. She has three children and a grandson. http://www.sttregencyschools.com/

Dr Doirean Wilson
(Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University)

Doirean is a qualified educator and HR Senior Lecturer employed in the department of `Leadership, Work and Organisations (LWO), at Middlesex University Business School London. She has a Doctorate in Professional Practice (D.Prof), a master’s degree in HRM (MA HRM), a postgraduate certificate in Management Studies (CMS), and a post cetificate in Further Education (Cert Ed FE). She is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (FCIPD) and Fellow of the European SPES Institute. She led a masters degree workbased learning HRM programme and several other management development programmes for managers and professional practitioners employed across different service departments at LB of Islington council and in the `Children and Young Peoples` department at LB Borough of Barnet council. Doirean has successfully secured ESF and SME funding and is reputed to be the first BME woman in the UK to lead the university’s Executive MBA programme. She runs successful business consulting modules in the UK, Hong Kong and Dubai and a popular Equality Diversity & Inclusion module. Doirean is diversity advisor to Winmark's HR Directors Network. Winmark is an exclusive invitation only Network of corporate leaders of blue chip companies such as PwC, E&Y, Rolls Royce, Bank of England, BBC and Cable & Wireless. She has published works in her research areas of expertise, such as cultural diversity, cross-cultural teams, gender disparity and leadership and management. Her former roles include Journalism, TV Presenting and Projects management. Doirean is also an artist and former lyricist for Cougar Records. Doirean is also Editor in Chief for INCLUSIVITY IN PRACTICE www.inclusivityinpractice.com, the international definitive guide created for leaders and diversity professional practitioners’ operating in today’s globally diverse work environment. She has recently become a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a member of the `Academy of Management (AOM) `Diversity and Inclusion Theme Committee` and she is also Editor-in Chief-for Inclusivity in Prac- tice.

Aret Kapetanovic LLB WSET

Head of Communications Ai Scout

Writer, Journalist & (Wine & Events Specialist) & Singer/songwriter

 

Aret is Ai Scout's Head of Communications ai.io. An award-winning technology company that develops technology solutions to generate & analyse amateur & professional sport data, providing real-time analysis & reporting, creating valuable insights & outcomes. Aret helped to establish and was the Communications Director of Devonshire Club in the City of London. She was the Membership Director of The Club at Cafe Royal. She studied at Westminster University in London, graduating in International Trade Law and Corporate Law respectively. She owns an independent wine business, The VinBin.  She is also a Good Food and Wine specialist. The VinBin stocks the wines of great exclusive wine producers who do not mass market their wine. They deal with over 500 different wines and spirits, Aret is well equipped to choose the perfect wine for any occasion. She was co-producer of Sun Dance The Show. Aret is an accomplished high profile event organisers and was a Miss World contestant, she has helped produce shows at the Royal Albert Hall, The Hackney Empire and other London venues. She organised gospel choirs for Her Majesty the Queen’s Golden Jubilee. She is an active supporter of UK and African charities. Aret is an accomplished song-writer writing for Will Young amonst others. She has acted in films and written film sound tracks. She also teaches Skakespeare to students and she is a featured journalist in various magazines and company websites. Aret was a British National Swimmer winning over 100 medals and 20 trophies. She was Junior British Backstroke Champion.

Richard Fitzwilliams

Richard is a famous Royal Specialist & Commentator & PR expert, Editor of ‘International Who Is Who’
Richard Fitzwilliams is a Royal commentator and film critic, and has given over 400 television interviews and numerous radio broadcasts. He is a British public relations consultant and specialises in promoting high end exhibitions at the Mall Galleries. He was Editor of The International Who’s Who and lectures on the UK Honours system and the British Who’s Who. As a publisher, he was Assistant Editor of 'Africa South of the Sahara' (Europa Pliblications), Editor of Europa's ‘International Who’s Who’. He is a regular contributor on Royal matters to CNN,BBC NEWS Channel, BBC Breakfast TV, LBC, CTV News, Sky News, and occasionally to Al-Jazeera, ITV News and BBC. He was the live commentator for CNN on several Royal weddings, funerals, state visits, and other major events.

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