Bringing the Best International Education to African Middle Class – Meet the Panelists

July 7th at 16:30 BST, as part of the Homestrings Webinars Investor Series, we’re pleased to invite you to the webinar on “Homestrings Product: Enko Education Bond“.

The Enko Education Investments aims to democratize affordable, high quality education, by building one of the largest networks of private schools in the region. EEI’s business model is to invest in and/or operate high-potential, existing private schools and help them achieve their potential. In the next five years, EEI aims to enrol 22,000 students and send 1,700 students in the world’s best universities.

During this LIVE webinar, you will be able to find out more about the promoter behind this investment product – Enko Education Investments, their innovative approach to financing education and  the significant impact achieved through a sustainable model of international standards.

To attend and register for the webinar, please find out more information here. In anticipation for the webinar, we’d like to introduce you to the panelists that will be present for the webinar from Enko Education Investments.

Register for the webinar here.

 Mr. Cyrille Nkontchou Founder and Chairman – Enko Education Investments
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Cyrille holds the position of Executive Chairman. Before EEI, Cyrille founded two companies: LiquidAfrica Holdings Limited, a pan-African investment bank specialized in capital raising and trading on all African markets, and Enko Capital, a private equity fund. Cyrille was nominated in 2006 as Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Cyrille is Cameroonian, holds a BA in Economics from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Eric Pignot  Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer – Enko Education Investments
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Eric holds the position of Chief Operating Officer. Before EEI, Eric worked at BearingPoint, a management consulting firm. As an Engagement Manager, he helped his customers to improve their performance and scale. Eric is French, holds an MBA degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he focused his MBA experience on understanding how digital technologies will transform education in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Mrs. Fidelis Nthenge Head of School Services-International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)
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Fidelis oversees the authorization, monitoring and evaluation of schools in the four IBO programmes in Africa, Europe and Middle East region. She studied her school leadership course in the Harvard Graduate School of Education and has been working in the field of international education for the last 18 years.

Before joining the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) in 2011, Fidelis spent 14 years with the Aga Khan Education Service in East Africa, where she was head of two of their IB schools- in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es salaam, Tanzania

Fidelis joined the IBO as the Diploma Programme Manager, a position she held for 28 months, before being promoted to her current position- Head of School Services.

Mrs. Adzo Ashie Africa Regional Manager for Recognition and Development-International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)
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As Regional Manager, Adzo is responsible for raising the profile of the organization in Sub Saharan African Africa and overseeing the development of the International Baccalaureate in 47 countries.

Adzo obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Magna Cum Laude) in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College in 2000. Following that she earned a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, focused on Educational Policy. She started her career in Education as an Admissions Counselor at Mount Holyoke College and later went on to work as a Research Associate for the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy in Washington, DC.

As a result of her passion for education she returned home in 2004 to work as Education Director for Orphanage Africa. She joined Ashesi University College in 2005 as Associate Director for Career Placement and was promoted to Dean of Student and Community Affairs in 2006.  Adzo served as Dean of Students at Ashesi until August 2012 when she left to join the IB0.

A proud alumna of the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme(IBDP), Adzo and her peers were pioneers of the IBDP in Ghana. She considers her DP experience one of the most defining moments in her life.

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Tatty Bullard

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