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Why do we need more female leaders in Africa? by James Adair, Executive Search Consultant

Friday 11th November 2016

There has been much talk of female leadership in politics recently with Hilary Clinton narrowly missing out on becoming the first female President of the USA, whilst Theresa May recently became the UK’s second female Prime Minister following the dramatic Brexit vote. Whilst female candidates are gaining more prominence in politics there is much continued […]

Is Nigeria really the 137th worst place to live as an expat? By Colleen McIntyre, Search Consultant

Wednesday 5th October 2016

‘So what’s Nigeria really like? How bad is it?’ asks my candidate who is flying out to Lagos for final interviews for a CEO role with an exciting new media company there. ‘I read on line that it’s 137th out of 140 worst places to be an ex-pat! What’s it really like to live there […]

What’s the biggest factor affecting ROI in Africa? Sarah Fitzgerald, Managing Director presents her thoughts after speaking at the 6th Ugandan Convention in London

Monday 12th September 2016

Over the years, I have attended many conferences on Africa where keynote speakers and delegates have talked about doing business in Africa.  I have heard about financing, the infrastructure and logistics hurdles, operational challenges, and or course the potential returns.  The 6th Uganda Convention on 10th September 2016 delivered many of the same messages. The […]

Judge Business School – Africa Business Network Conference 2016: How can Africa be transformed to create value and to drive consumption?

Wednesday 1st June 2016

Over 150 Students, Alumni and Business Leaders from or with an interest in the African Continent attended 5th African Business Network annual conference at the Cambridge University Judge Business School at the end of May.  This year the main theme was how Africa could be transformed to create value and to drive consumption – a […]

Ghana Exhibition Polo Match

Tuesday 7th July 2015

Cirencester Park Polo Club Sarah Fitzgerald, Managing Director at Executives in Africa was delighted to attend her first ever polo match at the weekend having been invited to the 2nd annual Ghana Exhibition Polo Match at Cirencester Park Polo Club. We were met with some true British weather on the day with heavy rain descending […]

CABN Business in Africa Conference 2014: Breaking Myths About Success

Friday 30th May 2014

Executives in Africa are delighted to be a media partner to the third Cambridge Africa Business Network Conference which is taking place this year on the 14th June 2014. The conference, held at the Cambridge Judge Business School in Trumpington Street, lasts all day and has a large number of speakers from a wide range […]