She was a student member and leader in AIESEC culmination in her role as the National President of AIESEC Nigeria in 1996/97. Since graduation she has continued as a mentor for the organisation and member of AIESEC in Nigeria Board of Advisors. Most recently, she was elected National President of AIESEC Alumni Nigeria with a mandate to drive the organization to greater national relevance through contribution to thought leadership in current national issues and entrepreneurship development. An accountant by profession and a media specialist by occupation with over 14 years’ experience in the advertising media industry as lead media consultant to brands in the stables of Reckitt & Benckiser, Guinness, British American Tobacco (BAT), Promasidor, Diageo, Standard Chartered Bank and PepsiCo amongst others in both Media Reach OMD and AllSeasons Mediacom where she led the Media Strategy and Sponsorship Units. She pioneered the Content Management Arm of Media Reach OMD , B2YB, where her team managed a children’s TV block on NTA Network Kiddies Zone while also driving the process for the first Apprentice Africa Season. She also led the media exploitation team for PepsiCo sponsorship of Nigerian Idols in its first 2 years before moving on as Founder of QVT Media Ltd, a fast growing media content management and media consulting company. She is currently a member of the Technical Committee of MIPAN (Media Independents Association of Nigeria) and a registered member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON). Brenda is married with 3 beautiful children.
Olubunmi. M .Abejirin joined AIESEC-in-Ilorin in 1999 where she won the baby AIESECer of the year and went ahead to serve as VPCD 2000-2001 where she held the first Business Partnership Forum. She has served in various capacities in AIESEC namely, Coordinator AIESEC Alumni in Jos, National Vice President Projects-AAN, Member Board of Advisors AIESEC-in-Ilorin and most recently Director Membership-AAN. A graduate of Economics Education from the University of Ilorin and a Masters in Peace and Conflicts Studies from the University of Ibadan, She has attended numerous courses and seminars leading to certifications from Phillips Consulting, Lagos Business School and Harvard University in Boston, USA. Olubunmi Abejirin is the Head of Customer Experience , Airtel Nigeria. Prior to assuming this position, she was the Retail Head, South Region, Airtel Nigeria. Bunmi has over 16years cognate experience in the telecommunications industry evolving from retail to channel distribution to high value segment management in Glomobile Nigeria and Airtel Networks Nigeria respectively. She is currently responsible for customer experience transformation in Airtel and has over a short period successfully harmonized OMNI channel customer interaction with the brand. She has attended several leadership development programs and is holder of a Certificate in Building Strong Alliances and Organizations from Harvard University in Boston, USA. In fulfilling her passion for youth leadership development, Bunmi volunteers as the Director of Marketing and Communications for AIESEC Alumni Africa. She is also Vice President, AIESEC Alumni Nigeria, where she is deeply involved in executing youth development programs as well as mentoring initiatives.
Director, Communication & Marketing
Marcel is a Supply Chain and Business Development professional with over 19 years experience spanning, Supply Chain, Sales & Business Development, Entrepreneurial development and Social Enterprise. He is the Founder / Chief Business Officer of Alpine Supply Chain Solutions Ltd. Marcel joined AIESCEC in 1994 and at his time served as a member of several Organising Committees as well as Organising Committee President for 2 very successful committees, leading to Lagos LC instituting a 10 year Roll-call plaque of best OCPs of which he was the first. He subsequently served as a National Coordinator and Trainer at AIESEC in Nigeria, as well as Exchange Facilitator at AIESEC in Mannheim, Germany and Executive Committee Support Member at AIESEC in Katowice, Poland. Marcel started his career in 1999 as a pre-NYSC staff at African Alliance Insurance Company before proceeding on an Internship at Bank Energetyki S.A., Radom, Poland. He later became Co-Founder/Business Development Manager at Ideasoft Technologies Ltd, after which he joined Red Star PLC (FedEx) in 2002, where he served in various capacities from Commercial Executive / Coordinator, Red Star Support Services Ltd Manager, District Manager, Regional Manager Red Star Express PLC, and Head of Sales Red Star Logistics Ltd, a position he held until his resignation in August 2016, to join Alpine Supply Chain Solutions Ltd. Marcel is a graduate of Actuarial Science from the University of Lagos. He has attended (and facilitated) several trainings and seminars in Nigeria and abroad.
Director, Human Resources
Laolu is a Human Resource Business Professional and a Graduate of Agricultural Extension & Rural Development from the University of Agriculture Abeokuta, where he joined AIESEC in year 2002, He took on various responsibilities from Organizing Committee for various local, National and international conference, till he joined the local executive board as VPTN and then went on to become the LCP of AIESEC Abeokuta, After his LCP term he went on to be on the NST for Business Development and then to become the MCVP ER&F for Nigeria and finally the ER Director for the Africa GN. After which he went on a global exchange program to the United Arab Emirates. laolu Taiwo has organized and managed people, conferences, trainings and implementation of strategy in various countries, a few to mention are Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana, South Africa, Togo, Benin, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, France, Romania, Malaysia and a host of others. In that time also delivered and managing a project in collaboration with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations in Nigeria, Republic of Benin, Togo and in Gabon. He is currently a member of the global recruitment team for Nokia as a Recruitment Business Partner – Africa one of the worlds largest telecommunication vendors (www.nokia.com) with the sole responsibility of managing end to end recruitment activities across over 24 countries and all Nokia businesses in Africa and in the Middle East.
Director of Finance
Tochukwu Onubogu is a seasoned banking professional and is the Chief Marketing Officer for Union Bank Plc in Plateau State Nigeria. In the past 13 years, Tochukwu has gathered banking experience in core areas of sales, marketing, customer experience, credit processing and trade services. He has worked in Ecobank Nigeria and Diamond Bank PLC before joining Union Bank. Tochukwu has B.Sc in Microbiology, M.sc in Applied Microbiology, and Post Graduate Diploma in Education (as he dreams of a fresh career in teaching right after banking). He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Marketing (NIM) and the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). Tochukwu currently volunteers as the Director of Finance and Administration for AIESEC Alumni Nigeria.
Director, Innovations & Products
Jerry has 13 years experience across nonprofit, advertising and agricultural technology; he earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics from the University of Jos, Nigeria, postgraduate degree from the School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos Nigeria. He dropped-out while studying for Masters in Global Marketing at the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom to start his first company - Street Toolz in 2012. Street Toolz, is a full service technology-driven and innovative marketing communications firm with headquarters at Lagos, Nigeria. He is a big fan of the new age technology and digital entrepreneur, he is presently a student at Mtech, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park United States, where is studying for Master of Technology Entrepreneurship. Jerry is a graduate of the Founder Institute, the world’s largest startup accelerator program, and founder of Zowasel, is a Founder Institute portfolio company disrupting the $200 billion Nigerian agricultural commodity industry characterized by lack of access to finance, market, high interest rates, difficult repayment terms and speculative pricing. He served as AIESEC VP, Projects; between 2005/2006 implementing AIESEC community based projects, Answers, Solutions & Knowledge around HIV/AIDS and Young Entrepreneurial Students, helping to improve the health of rural dwellers living with HIV/AIDS and supporting young people to discover and develop their potentials as part of AIESEC’s ‘peace and fulfillment of humankind's potential’ mandate. In 2006 he was selected Expansion Manager/President of AIESEC Georgia and Azerbaijan to help build AIESEC in Eurasia zone. He presently serves as Executive Vice President, Product & Innovation for AIESEC Alumni Nigeria. He is also a member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), Advertising Agencies Association of Nigeria (AAAN) and the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).
Manager, Communications & Marketing
Emma Essien joined AIESEC during his undergraduate years at the University of Calabar from where he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Computer. From spearheading community, developmental projects to serving as President of his local entity and finally bowing out on the international scene as a member of the Global Information Management Musketeer team, Emmanuel’s drive for leadership has driven him to host and facilitate several leadership conferences across Africa. Post AIESEC experience, Emmanuel has gone ahead to pursue a career in the world of Digital marketing, MVAS, Content Acquisition, and mobile technology. His experience includes working with leading mobile content aggregation and MVOD companies like Terragon and Vuclip Inc. a California based VOD Company. Also, he works as a PR consultant and a Senior Copywriter for some OEM companies in Nigeria. Emmanuel is a co-founder of ELI Media, a new Digital Media company based out of Lagos.
Manager, Innovations & Products
Temitope leads the growth team at Printivo.com, an online digital and print company focused on helping SMEs and Multinationals print marketing collaterals with top quality, speed, and convenience, making it one of the fastest growing Startup today. Tope is an astute business strategist with a wide background in business development, sales, marketing, growth hacking, product and process development, technology and creative ad roles. He enjoys creating business models, helping scale startups and preach about focus on driving growth within the ecosystem. Tope is a Manager under the Product Innovation Unit spearheaded with bringing new initiatives for AIESEC Nigeria Alumni.