BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our staff base consists of highly qualified personnel with a diversity of strengths in the various disciplines of management, administration, finance, engineering, law, business development consultancy as well as technicians, electricians, community based agents, freelance agents, third party agents, customer representatives with industry specific knowledge and skills.
Mr. Onoh is Founder and Chairman of the Eurafric Group. He is a foremost Nigerian entrepreneur and visionary reputed for his highly successful domestic and foreign investments. A trained Accountant, his cognate experience exceeding thirty five years spans maritime, oil and gas, energy and real estate. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from California State University in 1980 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the same university in 1982. He commenced his career as a trainee accountant and subsequently rose to be a Junior Partner. He has worked in Clearance Harris Accountants and Howard Accountants in Los Angeles. On his return to Nigeria in 1985, he started the Eurafric Group which has since developed successful business interests in Aviation, Power, Oil & Gas, Commodities Trading, Real Estate, and EPCM. His experience and relationships with key stakeholders in various segments of the economy has been an added advantage in the successful development of the Group.
Ambassador Robin Sanders
A notable international lecturer, writer, and thought-leader on Africa, Dr. Sanders is the Former U.S. Ambassador To Nigeria, ECOWAS, Republic Of Congo, Director For Africa National Security Council At The White House and currently the CEO of FEEEEDS Advocacy Initiative. She has served in various capacities within the US government and was responsible for urging the U.S. Congress to authorize more American help for the Nigerian government in its fight against the terrorist group Boko Haram. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Hampton University, a Master of Arts in International Relations and African Studies and a Master of Science in Communication work from Ohio University respectively. In 2010, Robin graduated from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with a Doctor of Science degree in Information Science and Communication. Dr. Sanders is the recipient of the U.S. military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Civilian Honor Award; three Superior Honor and four Meritorious Honor Awards from the U.S. State Department; the “Medal of Honor” from the President of Republic of Congo; and is cited in Who’s Who in America. As CEO-FEEEDS, Sanders has received the “African Advocacy Impact,” “Diaspora Leader,” and “Diplomatic Leader” Awards. She is a member of the U.S. National Scholar Society for her public policy and academic work.
Prof. Oladapo Afolabi
An astute scholar and former Head of Service of the federation of Nigeria, Prof. Afolabi is a specialist in Environmental and Food Nutritional Chemistry. As a civil servant, Prof. Afolabi served as Functional Director and Head of Environmental Technology and Research Department Federal Environmental Protection Agency, Permanent Secretary Federal Ministries of Labour, Education, Agriculture and Water Resources before rising to the rank of Head of Service. Before joining the civil service, he taught in institutions in Nigeria and outside the country. He is an alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife, Osun State, where he obtained his B.Sc. and MSc. in Biochemistry before bagging his Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry. Professor Afolabi is a Fellow of the International Atomic Energy Agency; Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria; Chartered Institute of Local Government and Public Administrators of Nigeria, Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria, Michael Imoudu Institute for Labour Studies. He was conferred the National honors of OON and CFR by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Chief Executive Officer
A visionary executive, Heather has over 20 years domestic and international experience in operations, management, market identification, strategic business planning and strategic positioning of startup and growth organizations. Heather championed the $201 Million acquisition of the 1020MW Sapele Power Plant, she also served as a project developer for the Rural Electrification Agency and Light Up Nigeria program. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Fluor Engineering International and Sapele Power Plc. Heather holds a Master’s degree in Business Management from University of Toronto, a BBA in Business Psychology from Hofstra University, Hampstead, New York and undertook Executive Training at the Metropolitan School of Business Management. Heather was nominated to receive the Honorary Doctorate Degree of the Commonwealth University (London Centre), UK.
Francesca is noted for her role as an Ambassador for Social Change and a Strategic Thinker. Francesca has worked within nonprofit organizations with focus on improving lives, financial independence and the justice system. As the former Director for Osborne Association Fatherhood Initiative, Francesca served as the spokes person, contract manager, work flow analyst, and lead point person on all communications as it pertains to the program. As part of a major contributor to the work of AO, the organization became the first in the country to be award a Social Impact Bond, with Goldman Sachs giving 10,000000 for the work model. Earning a degree in Psychology, with concentration on Media Art and Communication, Francesca has proven record and experience in Transformational Leadership, and served as an integral member of the senior management team of one of New York City largest non for-profit organizations. Francesca is well experienced in brand management, as well as building and maintaining professional public relations with both community leaders, media and others