September 26, 2016

MEET OUR MENTORS

Walter aan de Wiel
Walter aan de Wiel
GBT Program Director
Walter is the Director of iMPACT Booster and the driving force behind this accelerator program. It is his personal mission to create impact through good business.
Nelson Amo
Nelson Amo
Business Model specialist and CEO Innohub Limited
Nelson is a believer in the potential of African startups and SMEs to drive enterprising solutions to poverty and underdevelopment,
Samuel Bediako Waterberg
Samuel Bediako Waterberg
CEO People’s Pension Trust Ghana Limited
Samuel is a Ghanaian who lived in the Netherlands for 22 years. He is a banker by profession and is the CEO of People’s Pension Trust
Michiel Hillen
Michiel Hillen
GBT Program Advisor
Michiel is the director of EMSA Emerging Markets Africa and has dedicated his career to business development activities in Africa for over fifteen years.
Ténemba Anna Samaké
Ténemba Anna Samaké
Senior partner Lundin Foundation
Anna has 19 years of experience in business development and SME financing (bank, microfinance and impact investment) in West Africa.
John Armah
John Armah
Business strategist
John Armah is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur, consultant and business strategist with a passion for startup developments and growth in Africa.
David Agyemang
David Agyemang
Business Consultant, Global Tolerance Org
David is a business consultant who also has a keen interest in IT and Human Rights. He is the founder of Global Tolerance Org (GTO)
Robert Yakohene
Robert Yakohene
Business development specialist
Robert Yakohene is a business development specialist with eighteen years business management experience in multiple economic sectors.
Anne Nutsuklo
Anne Nutsuklo
Computer Engineer, Nandimobile
Anne Nutsuklo is co-founder of Nandimoble and mySMEPortal.
Sylvester Stephenson Abitty
Sylvester Stephenson Abitty
Business strategist, co-founder and partner of Quantum Research Ghana
Sylvester Stephenson Abitty is an experienced Ghanaian strategist and an investor entrepreneur with a wide range of investment interest and support for start-ups and SMEs.
Gert van der Heijden
Gert van der Heijden
PUM and Electrotechnics/ Manufacturing and Recycling Operations expert
Gert van der Heijden (72 years) is a PUM expert for 10 years and has worked at XEROX as the manager of Technical & Quality Support. He is an expert in Electrotechnics/ Manufacturing and Recycling Operations.
Joost van Eyk
Joost van Eyk
Marketing Consultancy
Joost is an entrepreneur and provides companies with both on- and offline Marketing Consultancy Services. He has experience in various industries in both B2B and B2C environments and has worked for various international companies.
Tjalling Wiarda
Tjalling Wiarda
General Manager of GNBCC
Tjalling is the new General Manager of GNBCC who has started in February 2017. The past 6 years he has been living and working in Antwerp, Belgium active in real estate and consultancy.
Herald Overweg
Herald Overweg
Owner/Consultant HOnCompany
Herald Overweg’s professional career, up to 20 years now, has been dedicated to retail in Food and FMCG. In the first ten years of his career he participated as a shareholder in his parents’ C1000-supermarkt.
Gert Breugem
Gert Breugem
Urban Planner & Designer
Gert Breugem is a Dutch trained Urban Planner/Designer and has much experience in the Public sector and cooperation between cities.
Bruno Fon
Bruno Fon
Strategy Coach
Bruno is a high performance coach & breakthrough catalyst.
David Kleiterp
David Kleiterp
Private Equity Investment Professional
David is a Private Equity Investment Professional for The Abraaj Group, a leading investor in growth markets, managing c.US$ 9.5 billion in assets.
Sven van Laak
Sven van Laak
Sven van Laak is a Dutch entrepreneur and the owner of Lecaro.
Sven van Laak is a Dutch entrepreneur and the owner of Lecaro.
Bert van den Bos
Bert van den Bos
Accredited Associate for the Institute of Independent Business
During Bert’s career he has been involved in and responsible for starting new activities like Flexinet, Libertel (Vodafone NL), FMC in the Netherlands, R&D in China, V-Life service and Always Best Connected.
Jan Peter Everhard
Jan Peter Everhard
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Jan Peter Everhard – Jev is sustainability coordinator at the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Jev started his own green company in 2006.
Marcel Jan Jacobs
Marcel Jan Jacobs
Co-founder of Jacob Lawren ltd.
Marcel Jan-Jacobs is the co-founder of Jacob Lawren ltd.
Jeroen van Kalsbeek
Jeroen van Kalsbeek
In collaboration with IntEnt, I’ve started a feasibility study in Ghana for my professional activities in 2011, bringing 20 years of versatile knowlegde, experience and a broad network in Dutch industrial- and educational (wood)sectors.
Pieter Städler
Pieter Städler
Founder of Städler Renewable Energy
Is a friendly open-minded entrepreneur who started as structural engineer in the Netherlands. Pieter was mainly employed as project manager supervising the construction of large buildings.
Keerthi Prasad
Keerthi Prasad
MSC
Keerthi is a sr. Program manager at Amsterdam health and technology Institute (ahti). Where he leads the innovation and entrepreneurship efforts of the Amsterdam Living Lab.
Rukayata Sanusi
Rukayata Sanusi
Executive Director of the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre
Ruka Sanusi is the Executive Director of the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre, a pioneering clean tech and green economy business incubator housed at Ashesi University College and funded through a grant from the World Bank’s InfoDev Climate Technology program.
Maarten Kleijn
Maarten Kleijn
Senior Advisor at SNB Netherlands
Maarten Kleijn is a senior energy advisor at SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in Ghana. He is leading SNV’s role in the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre, an incubator for Ghanaian cleantech businesses with a focus on solar among other sectors. He is also SNV’s Energy Focal Point for Ghana.
Dirk de Bruin
Dirk de Bruin
Managing Director CWT Commodities
Dirk de Bruin has been working close to fourteen years in the cocoa industry of which twelve in Ghana.