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

 

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

Investment Promotion and Marketing Director
IDEA (UK) – Promoter of The Mape Project


Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr is a director of IDEA (UK), the promoter of The Mape Project which is the single largest real estate development project to be built in Sierra Leone. For the past 10 years Yvonne has been Managing Director of the Caleb Group (which she co-founded), a developer and manager of its own portfolio of residential and commercial properties in the UK. Prior to the Caleb Group, Yvonne was a Director at Andersens (now Deloittes) where she acquired 11 years of experience in risk consulting within the financial services industry in London and Europe. At Andersens she focused on regulatory frameworks, corporate governance and the risk management of processes and controls. Upon completing her undergraduate degree, Yvonne served for a year on the International Executive Committee of AIESEC (the International Association of Students in Economics and Management) in Brussels. Yvonne is Chairperson and co-founder of SLWT (the Sierra Leone WarTrust for Children), a non-profit organisation that has successfully run significant education, health and self-sufficiency programs for children and youth in Sierra Leone since 1999. She is a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) and holds an MSc in Politics of The World Economy from the London School of Economics (1990) and a BSc Hons in Economics from Fourah Bay College (1988).

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