Our Team

  • Jean-Assamoa

    Jean Assamoa

    Title: Associate Chairman

    Credentials: Professional artist @ akwabacultural.com

    Experience: Over 18 years of experience in education, entertainment, cultural exchange, public speaker and entrepreneurship

    Interests: Music, acting, fashion and modeling, marketing & communications and small businesses

    International Connections: Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Canada, USA, England, Germany, Italy, Belgium and Switzerland.

    Links: akwabacultural.com

  • Ed-Piseli

    Ed Piseli

    Title: Associate Executive Officer

    Credentials: Financial Engineer, MBA, Chartered Investment Manager

    Experience: Over 5 years experience in financial risk management, investment banking, wealth management, consultancy and small businesses

    Interests: Entrepreneurship, economic development and research

    International Connections: South Africa, DR Congo, Reunion Island, Switzerland, England, Canada and USA

    Links: MySpace

  • Antoine Kone

    Antoine Kone

    Title: Associate Research & Development Officer

    Credentials: Assistant/doctoral studies, scholarship and award recipient from Rotary Foundation (USA), academic achievement research study abroad in Africa

    Experience: Over 5 years of experience in education and research

    Interests: Research, African languages, corporate communication and marketing

    International Connections: Côte d’Ivoire and Canada

  • Parfait Vangah

    Parfait Vangah

    Title: Associate Operations Officer

    Credentials: Agronomist Engineer

    Experience: Perennial & annual crops, plantain banana farming, technical handbook writing and training, project monitoring and evaluation (see ANADER and CNRA)

    Interests: Landscaping architecture and research

    International Connections: Côte d’Ivoire, France, Russia and Canada

    Links: www.anader.ci