Ike KelikumeIke Kelikume is currently a doctoral student of the Swiss University of Economics (SMC University, Switzerland) and leads sessions in microeconomic and macroeconomic environment of business at Lagos Business School. Ike undertakes research and consults in areas which include macroeconomic modeling, financial and monetary economics as well as econometrics and quantitative method in economics. He obtained his bachelor’s degree and a Master’s in Economics from the University of Benin. Prior to joining LBS, he lectured in Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria where he was the first coordinator/ head of the Department of Economics and Human Development. Kelikume also taught in the Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Benin. In addition to teaching, Ike also engages in consulting activities. His consulting activities have included assignments for the World Bank, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the Nigerian Economic Summit Group.
Divine Adeola is a consummate and accomplished sales professional with over 15 years of sales/channel development and supply chain experience in leading telecommunication & FMCG industry, the most recent being Regional Sales Manager for Samsung West Africa. He holds an MBA in Management from the University of Calabar as well as an Executive Masters from the Customer Care Institute, USA. He is a Certifies Sales Professional, Certified Customer Service Professional and a Certified Materials Manager and holds memberships of the Project Management Institutes both in the USA and UK.
Lynette Anisa Hudgins
Lynette Anisa Hudgins holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University, where she majored in Marketing Analysis and Management Information Systems. For more than 15 years, she has provided graphic design services and aided several small and start-up businesses in defining and building their brand.
Chiamaka holds a Bachelors’ degree in Economics from the University of Abuja and a Master’s degree in Development Economics and Policy from University of Manchester. She is currently a management consultant in the Advisory practice of KPMG Nigeria with focus on the financial services sector covering commercial banks, non- interest banks, development banks and insurance companies. Her core competences are in strategy articulation and implementation, business planning, organisation diagnostics review, financial forecast and data analysis. She also conducts macroeconomic and industry research and distils implication for businesses. She is a certified project manager with experience in coordinating an annual banking industry customer satisfaction survey covering over 20 locations in Nigeria. In addition, she has keen interests in enterprise development, business startup advisory and impact assessment of development policies/projects.
Eze-Ifedy Ralph is called to the Nigerian Bar and holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of Nigeria. He is a member of the Institute of Strategic Management Nigeria, as well as the Information Resource Center of the US Consulate. An alumnus of the Enterprise Development Centre of the Africa Leadership Forum, where he trained as an Enterprise Development Specialist. He has attended several courses and received training from several organizations like LEAP Africa, George Washington University USA, the World Bank, Institute of Development Studies, UK.
Obasi Simon is an accounting graduate of the University of Nigeria, a chartered accountant and a student of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute. He has attended several trainings locally and internationally, and at several times has lectured at different ICAN tuition houses in Enugu and Lagos.