TANCon2009 - December 2009 - Virgin Territories: A New Market for Innovative Investment
The African Network
  Speakers
Idris Mohammed
Jerome Okolo
Wilfred Sam-King
Chukwu-Emeka Chikezie
Jacqueline Musiitwa
Chrystabel Davis
AJ Patel
Frederick E. Jordan
Ronald Tamale
Beatrice Chaytor
Kojo Appiah
Eric Kacou
Bimbola Carrol
Omar Arouna
Katrina Manson
Leostan Ekeh
Daniel Makokera
Eric M.K. Osiakwan
Tricia Chirumbole
Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr
Dr Ramadjita Tabo
Conrad Coyanda Parkzes
Marvin Larbi-Yeboa
Leah Mansaray
David Awuah-Darko
Sanyade Okoli
Mahmoud Idriss
Jörgen Sandström
Omar Arouna
Victor E. Williams
Dr. Richard N. Hayes
Dr. Anthony Osa Oboh
Manilius Garber
Nannette Cutliff
Ariff Shamji
Ronald Harvey
Engr. Ikechukwu Nnamani
Gordon Williams
Michael A. T. Kalainkay
Ambrose Obioha Chinagorom
David Jeromin
Millicent Hamilton-Hazeley
Charles Veach
Ladi Okuneye
Folabi Esan
Joe Demby
Tom Carines
Roy Willis
Alfred Fawundu Snr.
Evelyn Lewis
Bolaji Olutade

 

AJ Patel

Founder of TIE
Chairman Mara Wildlife Conservation



AJ is a US citizen who grew up in Uganda and was a part of the Idi Amin Exodus in 1972. After graduating from Sardar Patel University in India, He immigrated to the US in 1978. From 1981 he worked for a packaging company which he acquired in 1989 and named it Odyssey Enterprise, Inc., He sold the business in 2004 to be fully involved in charitable organizations. In 1992 he was one of the key founders of TiE. It has 45 chapters in 10 countries. He served as global director from 2001 to 2004. Since 1994 he has been taking friends to Africa on safari and introducing them to the wildlife paradise on earth. He has a passion for wildlife conservation. Currently he is the chairman of the Board of Hasla - Mara Wildlife Conservation Foundation.

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