In a momentous event hosted by the African Leadership Organization, the inaugural Global Africa Partnerships Forum unfolded today at the prestigious House of Lords in London, UK. One of the distinguished keynote speakers for this significant gathering is Dr. Ayantunji Gbadamosi, the esteemed Associate Professor of Marketing at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law, University of East London.
A seasoned marketing professional with academic accolades including a BSc (Hons), MSc, and PhD from the University of Salford, Dr. Gbadamosi holds prestigious memberships in organisations such as the Chartered Member of the British Academy of Management (CMBE), Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM), and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI). His significant contributions, comprising over 120 publications including books, journal papers, and case studies, establish him as a trusted researcher in the field.
Dignitaries and speakers gracing the event include Prof. Antonio Andreoni, Professor of Development Economics at SOAS University of London; Mr. Sanjeev K.S. Gopaul, Founder of Credentia Group, Mauritius; Birgitte Anadersan, Professor of Economics and Management of Innovation, University of London; Dr. Obadare Peter Adewale, CEO of Digital Encode Limited, Nigeria; and Mr. Kennedy Mwila, Managing Director, Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone Limited, Zambia, among other notable figures.
Themed “Sustaining the African Renaissance: Collaboration, Innovation, and Partnerships,” the Forum aims to address critical issues impacting the economic development and progress of the continent. Dr. Gbadamosi’s extensive expertise in marketing communications, SME marketing, marketing to children, and consumer behaviour aligns with the forum’s objective of fostering partnerships and collaboration for long-term advancement in African business and politics.
Beyond promoting cross-sectoral engagement, unveiling investment opportunities, encouraging innovation, and serving as a networking hub for leaders, experts, investors, and decision-makers, the Forum seeks to enhance African global partnerships. Covering diverse themes such as innovation and technology, inclusive economics, policy and governance, entrepreneurship and startups, sustainable development, investment in sports, recognition of the Top 40 Global Africans 2023, Africa Aid, and leaders in CSR and philanthropy, the event also delves into sectors like Africa and global health ecosystems.
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