Charles Ajayi-Khiran – Principal Consultant
  Charles Ajayi-Khiran – Principal Consultant

Charles has a reputation as an electrifying high content and high Impact professional speaker & corporate trainer. As a leading African European speaker, and a gifted orator, he is regularly engaged to host /facilitate some of the highest profile corporate events, which has included Heads of State and other top business and govt��� dignitaries in attendance.

Charles is a visionary leader and entrepreneur, and has successful developed in excess of 10,000 entrepreneurs in direct sales & marketing in his international business, across 20 countries in 4 continents in the past 23 years.

He has been on the top table achieving the highest ranks with two separate companies, including an American multi-billion dollar global health & wellness giant. Charles has also been privileged to consult with over 3,000 senior level executives in seeking expert advice, and worked one to one with over 400 of them in the City as a strategic career and business coach, assisting them in achieving their personal and career goals.

Charles is advisor to governments, VIP’s and business leaders, due to his vast international experience and trusted brand. He is a recipient of many local & international Awards including the ‘Best of Nigeria Ambassadors Award’ and the highest diaspora High Commissioners ‘Meritorious Award’ presented to 25 top Nigerians for their contributions to the over 2million Nigerian community in the UK.

Charles is an American and British certified business and executive coach; he travels internationally spreading his high octane transformational messages of leadership, knowledge, empowerment and inspiration. He is married and blessed with two children and they make their home in the UK.

Professor Chris Imafidon
Professor Chris Imafidon

Chris is a renowned scholar and international education consultant to several governments. He is described by TIME magazine as an ‘intellectual icon’. Leading Harvard and Oxford University educated professors have described him as “the patriarch of modern education, economics, clinical informatics, computer security and a polymath” The BBC and CNN describe him as one of the world’s foremost scholars on leveraging informatics for exceptional achievement (genius) in various human fields. Chris is a member of the ‘Information Age Executive Round Table Forum’, made up of the top 15 IT experts, decision makers, CIOs and executives in Europe.

He is a former Cambridge University lecturer, and has been a guest lecturer at Oxford, and a visiting professor to various American Universities including, Harvard, Cornell, Columbia, SUNY, Georgetown, Miami, and has collaborated with scientists at Yale University. Chris continues to mentor, supervise and examine both internal and external Ph.D. postgraduate and undergraduate students at Imperial College, Cambridge, UCL and Queen Mary University London, where he was a former Head of Management Technology Unit.

He has been quoted in, contributed to, and featured in over 1500 major media outlets globally including Wall Street Journal, USA-Today, Newsweek, Times, Telegraph, The Daily Mail, Vancouver Sun, China Today, NTA TV, Pretoria Times, India Today and many more. His family has been praised as Britain’s brainiest family ever by Sky News and the BBC. Some of his more matured students and mentees are captains of industry and academic leaders who regularly address NATO, and IEEE conferences.

Maurice van Ophoven
  Maurice van Ophoven – Senior Brand Expert and senior trainer Brand Awareness

Maurice’s passion for design has evolved significantly since graduating from the Graphic Academy in the Netherlands. He was quickly elevated from a junior graphic designer in his twenties into one of the most influential senior brand experts in the world today.

Big telecom companies, nutritional food companies and direct sales companies have profited immensely from his uncommon and unique vision. He has provided superior input in enabling them to create bespoke brands, by bringing the brands alive and lifting customer’s awareness from average to excellent. After working internally as a brand expert on the highest level in several global companies for the past 25 years, he also launched his own entrepreneurial opportunities in direct sales, where he achieved staggering success.

He was instrumental in helping to train over 100,000 direct sales professional in over around the world. He is widely consulted regularly by both large and small businesses for brand marketing and positioning advice internationally. Recently Maurice made the decision to focus his knowledge, vision, full attention and insights exclusively to the corporate world that do not settle for the ordinary.

His philosophy is “It’s not important what you think about your brand, it���������s more important what your customer think about it!” he believes this will increase sales and profits if properly implemented and communicated in each and every area a company operates in.

Maurice currently resides in Norway with his family.

Shisha Dublin-Green
  Shisha Dublin-Green

Live Events Team

Shisha is the head of our live events management team. She is totally professional, efficient and engaging with a positively infectious personality. She is also the Founder and CEO of Signature Concierge Services Ltd, a bespoke corporate concierge and lifestyle management company based in London, but with operations in the UK and Africa, providing services to high net worth individuals and large corporations across Europe and Africa.

Shisha is the Executive Secretary of African Women in Business (AWIB), she is also is also a member of the General Committee and the Chairman of the Events Committee of the University Women’s Club (UWC) in Mayfair, London which is the first private women’s members-only Club in the UK.

Shisha is armed with over 15 years of client management experience in diverse industries.