LEADERSHIP

OUR FOUNDERS

Amaka Amatokwu-Ndekwu

CEO The Pyne Hospitality Company. Nigeria- USA

Daphne Spencer, CTA

Hospitality Amplified LLC Ghana- USA

Founding Board Members

AMAKA AMATOKWU-NDEKWU

(CHAIRPERSON)
Chief Executive Officer, The Pyne Hospitality Company LLC. & Chairperson Women in Hospitality Nigeria Co- Founder AAWTH Nigeria- USA.

NGOZI NGOKA

(BOARD MEMBER)
Thematic Lead, Tourism & Hospitality Industry Thematic Group (THITG) Nigerian Economic Summit Group. Nigeria.

DAPHNE SPENCER, CTA

(VICE CHAIRPERSON)
Chief Executive Officer, Hospitality Amplified. LLC Co- Founder AAWTH Ghana- USA

ESSIEN EFANA-OKON PHD

(BOARD MEMBER)
Deputy General Manager Employee Relations & Benefits at Total Exploration Production Nigeria.

UZONNA MMONU- OKONKWO

(SECRETARY)
Attorney at Law, International Arbitrator & Vice chair on Policy of the Section of International Law (ABA) Nigeria

JEREMIAH QUAYSON

(BOARD MEMBER)
Director West Africa India Africa Trade Council Ghana.

Advisory Board

CARMEN NIBIGIRA PHD

(ADVISORY BOARD CHAIRPERSON)
Destination Management & Tourism Policy Analyst & Chair of The Rwandan Board of Directors, Davis College, Rwanda.

UZONNA MMONU- OKONKWO

(SECRETARY)
Attorney at Law, International Arbitrator & Vice chair on Policy of the Section of International Law (ABA) Nigeria

AMAKA AMATOKWU-NDEKWU

(CHAIRPERSON FOUNDING BOARD)
Chief Executive Officer, The Pyne Hospitality Company LLC. & Chairperson Women in Hospitality Nigeria Co- Founder AAWTH Nigeria- USA.

TINASHE RUDHUMBU

(TREASURER)
Finance, Risk & Assuarnce Services Turnall Holdings Limited, Zimbabwe

DAPHNE SPENCER, CTA

(AAWTH PRESIDENT)
Chief Executive Officer, Hospitality Amplified LLC. Co- Founder AAWTH Ghana- USA

CUTHBERT NCUBE

(ADVISORY GOVERNANCE, POLICY & ADVOCACY)
Chairman African Tourism Board South Africa

SANDRINE SUMODHEE

(ADVISORY HOSPITALITY)
Tourism & Hospitality Strategic Project Manager & Business Development, Albion Encounters by AIC International Ltd Mauritius.

JULIE DABALY SCOTT

(ADVISORY CORPERATE RELATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS)
President, Skål International Council, Kenya
Managing Director , Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Kenya.

Advisory Board

MAKHOSI MSIMANGO

(ADVISORY TOURISM)
Chairperson South African Women in Tourism KZN. South Africa


STELLA FUBARA-OBINWA

(ADVISORY, DIASPORA COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVES)
Director International Relations Dubai Department of Tourism Commerce & Marketing. Dubai.

LINDA FERNANDO

(ADVISORY PR & MEDIA)
Co-Founder and Brand Manager Criattus Mozambique, Mozambique.


JOSEPHINE RURANGWA

(ADVISORY, AFRICA COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE)
Chief Executive Officer, The Xperts Ltd DR Congo

TERSUR KANGE

(ADVISORY INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY)
Founder, Hospitality Stewards and Company, Nigeria.

ZANELE YVONE KHANYILE

(ADVISORY FOOD & BEVERAGE)
Founding Director of Financial Services co-operative, Social entrepreneur, Governance Chef Lecturer & Fellow at How Women Lead.

STEVEN DEBRAH-ABLORMETI

(ADVISORY DEVELOPMENT & INVESTMENT)
Chief Executive Officer, CPL Developers Limited, GHANA.

DAMILOLA ADEPOJU

(ADVISORY, BRAND REPRESENTATIVE MARRIOTT)
Director of Development, West Africa at Marriott International.

Advisory Board

JOYCEE AWOSIKA

(ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER - SPA & WELLNESS)
Chairperson South African Women in Tourism KZN. South Africa

VERA SHARON OHIOMA

(ADVISORY SUSTAINABILITY DEVELOPMENT)
Founder, Gatehub Company & African Tourism Board Ambassador, Nigeria.

HOWARD H. HUNTER

(ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER - FUNDRAISING)
Director and Founder of Grenethics Ltd. Business Strategy Director and Board Director at Link&Go UK

ROSALIN KYERE-NARTEY

(ADVISORY BRAND REPRESENTATIVE, SWISS EDUCATION GROUP)
CEO, IQ Mundo

Executives

NNENNA FAKOYA-SMITH

(COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER)
Founder Nene-Uwa Hub Ltd

BOKANI MATHAPE

(COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE, BOTSWANA)
Founder and President Women in Tourism Botswana. Botswana.

DR. BELINDA NWOSU

(DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT)
Faculty Member HR & Organizational Behaviour Department, Lagos Business School, Nigeria.

KIMBERLY PERTERSIDE

(COUNTRY COORDINATOR, NIGERIA)
Aviation Analyst, Chief Executive Officer, Crimson Blue Company & Logistics Nigeria.

ROSALIN ABIGAIL KYERE-NARTEY

(ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER & SWISS EDUCATION GROUP BRAND REPRESENTATIVE)
Country Director: Ghana-Liberia-Sierra Leone Swiss Education Group

LINDA BEKOE

(STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP MANAGER)
Chief Executive Officer, Abot Partners Luxury Brands Collection, & Diversity & Inclusion Co-Chair, Travel & Meeting Society. United Kingdom.

BUKKY AKOMOLAFE

(VICE PRESIDENT)
Country Manager, Travelstart Nigeria.

AISHA YUSUF

(DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP & WELFARE)
Hospitality Consultant, Co-founder The Hayche Network. Communications Specialist, The World Bank. Nigeria.

JAEL AGYEI AKYEAMPONG

(DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION)
General Manager, RB Park-Hill Hotel, Ghana.

CONNIE NGHISHIIKO

(DIRECTOR OF FINANCE)
Director at Essence Trading Namibia.

SUPRIYA SHARMA PhD.

(DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT)
Executive Director BrainGlow Business Services. Italy

FAVOUR CHIMEZIE AIH

(EVENTS & CONFERENCING COORDINATOR)
Meeting & Events Executive, Movenpick Hotel & Resorts, Accra Ghana.

Nosipho Dinwa

(DIRECTOR OF TRAINING, MENTORSHIP & EDUCATION)
Assistant Regional Training Manager PPLE Hospitality South Africa.

Faridah Ddamulira

(DIRECTOR OF PARTNERSHIP & SPONSORSHIP)
Chief Executive Officer, Sun Africa Expeditions. Uganda.

Radia Adama Saani

(COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE, GHANA)
Chief Executive Officer, MoonTouch Travel LTD, Ghana.

Esther Paulina Ndilula

(COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE, NAMIBIA)
Tourism Professional & Founder Namibian Touch Immersion Travel, Namibia

Justina Ovat

(COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE, NIGERIA)
President Women in Hospitality Nigeria & Founder Calabar Hospitality House Ltd. Nigeria

Ash Paterson

(COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE, SOUTH AFRICA)
Founder & Principal, Avantegarde Hospitality Solutions, South Africa.

Hiwotie Anberbir Assefa

(COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE, ETHIOPIA)
Ambassador of ATB, Executive Secretary of Rotary Ethiopia & CEO of Typical Ethiopia Tours, Ethiopia

Djenabou Barry

(COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE, DIASPORA-USA)
Commercial Sales Support Analyst at Hilton Addison, Texas. USA

Bukky George- Taylor

(DIRECTOR OF PR, MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS)
Managing Director, Robert Taylor Media, Nigeria.

Joan Kantu Else

(DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS, SUSTAINABILITY & POLICIES)
Minister of Tourism, Tooro Kingdom & Chairperson Tooro Tourism and Heritage Conservation Agency, Uganda.

Edith Pinamang

(DIRECTOR OF JOB CREATION & CAREER DEVELOPMENT)
Chief Executive Officer, The Ellaven Consult Ltd, & Administrative Director of Inter Tourism Expo, Accra, Ghana ( Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture, Ghana.

Pamela Landreville, PhD- Professor

(COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE, DIASPORA-CANADA)
Founder & President of Africa Tourism Consultants, Canada

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