Founder/ Chief Convenor- Young African Leaders Summit
Emmanuel Obiri Addo is the founder of the Young Global Leaders Network and the visioner/founder of the Young African Leaders Summit.
He characterizes energy, integrity, result oriented, and ground-breaking service in each detail of strategic management, change management, stakeholder management and leadership acquaintances. As a television personality, author and public speaker who has appeared on over 80 media platforms and still counting, Emmanuel has risen to countrywide reputation as a Political Analyst by conveying high energy messages that provide youths, business leaders, and professionals with the analysis on issues related to politics in Africa as a whole.
With an MBA from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge and a PhD in Business, he has dependably shown the zeal to satisfy clients not only as a business professional but as a valuable negotiator in areas of supply chain management, logistics, project development and implementation.
Emmanuel holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership.
His research interests and active collaboration in the areas of Business management and entrepreneurship isn’t one born out of unintended thoughts. Emma has embarked on an extensive research journey; such as research on women entrepreneurship in developing countries, the sustainability of international marketing strategies and Exploring Corporate Entrepreneurship Strategy as his latest doctoral thesis. Emma has a lasting record as the Chief Strategy and Research Consultant with a leading Automation Company in UK.
Leveraging his experience as a political activist and a dynamic young man, Emmanuel founded the Young Global Leaders Network, a youth organization that comprises of young politicians and aspiring politicians, young aspiring diplomats, young entrepreneurs, business leaders with the aim of campaigning a mutual agenda for the African youth and promoting youth participation in civility and good governance as well as promoting entrepreneurial culture.
Emmanuel nurtures an environment of teamwork and have expertise in data collection and analysis as well as both quantitative and qualitative methods.
Emmanuel’s priceless virtue includes an impressive background in teaching.
Emma worked as an Associate Lecturer at the London College of Advanced Management where he delivered a wide range of business management courses that involved principles of marketing, leadership, operation management, and research methods. Emma has always maintained a high teaching and learning standards to ensure that his students’ standout in academic achievements and successful progression. As a stout believer and passionate key player in volunteering; Emma creates quality time to giving back gladly to his community what he has learned and to educate individuals with free consultancy on career development. He is a leader anyone would love to look up to and with great integrity, commitment and passion to make the world a better place.
Emmanuel currently works at Kingston University, UK in the Partnership and Business Engagement Team. Prior to that, he worked as the Qualifications Manager for the Open University in the UK.
Emmanuel is also the Founder and Chief Executive of Kickstart Innovation Hub Ltd and the Founder and Chief Convenor of Young African Leaders Summit, a subsidiary of Young Global Leaders Network.