Olufemi Boyede
Olufemi Boyede, about-FBCITP®|FIBP®, Managing Director and CEO of Koinonia Ventures Ltd, Nigeria, and President of Koinonia Global Services Inc., Canada), is one of Nigeria’s foremost international trade experts, with specializations in export development, trade promotion and business advocacy.

In the past twenty years, Olufemi has balanced his time and priorities between the public and private sectors. On top of running KVL, for over fifteen years, he has sat on various government committees related to commerce and international trade, and served as an adviser to four different trade and industry Ministers in Nigeria.

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Dr. Charles Akataobi Michael
Dr. Michael is a passionate advocate for wealth creation through non-oil export with emphasis on sustained personal development, focused and informed non-oil business strategic growth and business sustainability through continuous mentorship, coaching and training. He is a certified entrepreneurship trainer with SMEDAN, a founding member of the Certified Institute of Development Studies (CIDS) and an Alumnus of the International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development, Ahmedabad, India; Institute of Workforce Development Centre, Lagos; African Leadership Forum, Ota and Africa Centre for Leadership and Strategy, Abuja-Nigeria. He has more than 7 years’ experience as a Business Development Consultant and has facilitated several entrepreneurship and exporter development training with Koinonia Ventures Limited (KVL) – Nigeria. As a former Import/Export Desk Officer with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Michael provides consultancy and support services for international trade in animal and animal products to individual exporters and corporations.
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Dr. Obiora Madu

Currently the Chairman Export Group and member of the Governing Council of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Fellow of many Institutes including: the Institute of Export of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Ghana and Certified Institute of Warehousing, Institute of Freight Forwarders of Nigeria and Institute of Logistics Management and Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. A member of the Governing Council of NASME, member of International Association of Trade Training Organization, and the 1st Vice President of the Association of Outsourcing professionals of Nigeria. Director General African Centre for Supply Chain.

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Bayo Ayo
Bayo Ayo is the immediate past president of the GCLOBA. He graduated in 1984 and went on to pursue a Legal career at the Lagos State University and the University of Ibadan. Bayo is the author of the book, Project Management – Legal Perspectives and other publications which include intellectual property, media and entertainment being his main areas of specialization. A passionate Legal Practitioner with special bias for the creative industry and start up businesses as well as Small Medium Enterprises , he is committed to ensuring and assisting such businesses to succeed and becoming world class business concerns while providing the best of professional legal services and counselling in the process. He brings this same commitment and passion to GCLOBA even as we went through our survival struggle for the soul of our Alma mata.
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