Jim Ferguson Biodata
Worked as a teacher, teacher educator, director and educational consultant for over 40 years before retiring in 2012. Held various university and British Council posts in Africa, South and North America and Europe before returning to Ireland in 1994 to take up the post of CEO of the Advisory Council for English Language Schools. Held this position with the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI) from 2010 to 2012. Following retirement spent one year as an advisor on Education for All (EFA) with the Ministry of Education in Ethiopia as a volunteer with Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) and subsequently did short term placements with VSO and Global Campaign for Education (GCE) in Mozambique, Rwanda and Ethiopia.
Dr Jeff Luande
Dr Jeff Luande is a consultant oncologist in Tanzania by profession but also a writer on cancer realated illnesses.
He is one of the founders of the Ocean road treatment facility in Dar es salaam Tanzania together with Dr Henschke of the United States of America.
He is regarded as the top authority on the issue of skin cancer since 1978, an issue affecting a great number of the country’s albino population.
Sonya has been delivering projects across all areas of technology since she began her career with Harvey Nash (formerly known as Rescon) in 1997. She advanced to become Managing Director of Harvey Nash Ireland in 2007; this provided the opportunity to develop deep strategic partnerships and a wider service to her client base from multinational to SMEs spanning across all sectors. Her role has given her unique insight into the local labour market and wider European economy over the past two decades. Sonya is passionate about workplace Diversity & Inclusion and actively works to promote greater diversity in the Talent Acquisition Process.
Sonya earned a BA (Hons) Degree in Economics and Computer Science from University College Cork as well as a Diploma in Strategy from University College Dublin.
She enjoys running, traveling and supporting her two sons’ sports clubs. Sonya also regularly gives back to the local community through programs such as ALONE and Junior Achievement.
Her success within the technology sector, knowledge of the economy, and refined leadership skills ensures that she will without a doubt be an invaluable contribution to the board of the Tanzanian Chamber of Commerce Ireland.
TCCIE has a team of dedicated staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to ensure world class service is delivered to our partners, members and clients.
Mrs Edna Lyatuu Hogan
Founder & CEO ,The Tanzania Chamber of Commerce Ireland ,EUROPE
Edna was born and raised in Tanzania. She was educated at UCD - University College Dublin in Rep of Ireland, University of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania and Gaiety School of Acting in Rep of Ireland.
Edna’s career ranges from Banking, Charity sector and Media up to CEO level.
Edna is also a Published Poet and an Inspirational Speaker. She has been nominated and won a number of awards throughout her career.
She is a great supporter of social enterprises and charitable causes.
Edna’s Linkedin Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mrs-edna-lyatuu-hogan-3a6baa93
Mr. Richard Gibney
Richard is an award-winning short story writer. Richard’s fiction has appeared in the US- based Best New Writing and on RTE Radio.
Richard has over a decade of experience in eLearning and technical writing related roles, and decades more in writing part-time. He freelance edits in a variety of fields, including the academic and fiction sectors. Richard has BA(Hons) in Literature from UCD-University College Dublin.
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Mr. Menelick Erick
Programme Director – Africa
Menelick is our programme Manager for the TCCIE in Africa. He has vast experience working with international organizations.
He has a BA (Hons) degree in Business and Law from Griffith College in Dublin, Rep of Ireland.
Menelick’s professional experience ranges from IT Business Consultation, Logistics and Transportation , Charity Volunteer Coordinator to Business Development Manager Level.
Contact Menelick directly at firstname.lastname@example.org