ABOUT

BOARD MEMBERS

Fadeke Ayoola, FCCA

Founder & CEO

Responsible for management and strategic oversight of the organisation. 

Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant and Lead Environmental Auditor, ISO 14001:2015 accredited by the International Register of Certified Auditors.

Formerly an independent consultant and policy adviser on governance, environmental audit and environmental policy.

Dr. & Rev.
Valentine Dedji, Cantab
Temi Ayoola, BSc

Board Member

Member of clergy, Methodist Church, Visiting Lecturer,  an associate member of the International Association of Mission Studies (IAMS). He is also an author of a number of books and published articles.

Previously served as Associate Methodist minister at the Wesley's Chapel in London. Extensive background in peace and reconciliation particularly in Africa.

Board Member

Team Leader, Vodafone UK, Member of the Institute of Engineering technology

Languages: C, C++, Visual C, Pascal, SIMULA, WML, Perl, TTCN, VBA.

Operating Systems: Unix, Microsoft Windows, VxWorks, MCOS, MS DOS, VAX/VMS.

Extensive experience in mobile technology, training and capacity building.

BOARD ADVISORS

Sadiki Lotha Laisser
MSc, BSc

Board Adviser on Wetlands

Advising NET Africa on Wetland partnership in Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action program. 

 

Sadiki is the Regional Project Officer Nile Basin Initiative / Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action program.

Environmental Manager & Practitioner for the past 12 years with vast regional experience in Strategic Planning, Program/Project Management, Biodiversity Assessment and Management, Wetland Management, Valuation for Ecosystem Services, CEPA, Water Resources Management, E-Flows Assessment, Citizen Science, Climate Change, River and Wetlands Health Monitoring & Assessment and Valuation for Ecosystem Services.

Dr. Modesta Mederd, PhD

Board Adviser on Gender

Advising NET Africa on womens fisheries framework in East Africa. Dr. Modesta Medard has more than 20 years of work experience in natural resource management and governance systems, Community Based Natural Resource Managemenet (CBNRM), fisheries management, conservation and development, rural livelihoods, and gender. She has an extensive publications list on this subject matter.

Dr. Medard has held senior positions both in Tanzanian government services (the Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute) and international non-governmental organizations.

Dr. Elewechi Okike
PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, FHEA

Board Adviser on Leadership

Advising NET Africa on Management and leadership.  Inspiring, proactive, passionate, energetic, highly motivated and achievement-oriented education and training consultant and coach who believes in making a difference, and has a keen interest in the advancement of knowledge through teaching, research and consultancy; an experienced, innovative and versatile education and training consultant, coach, researcher and administrator, with a proven ability to teach and examine a wide range of accounting and other business-related subjects; an accredited educator, mentor and coach with strong management, leadership, relationship building and networking skills.

WOMEN'S INVESTMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Two Vacancies

Board Advisors

West & North Africa

Susan Gathigia
LL.M, LL.B

Board Advisor

Eastern Africa

Provide counsel to  executive board and advisory committee on potential investments in Eastern Africa. Contribute to case studies, academic research, annual reports and books on gender and investment. Attend monthly / quarterly committee meetings virtually and face-to-face. Participate in conferences representing the committee.
Participate in workshops, talks, and presentations representing the committee.

 

Fadeke Ayoola
FCCA, MSc,
Siphokazil Moloinyane
Masters of Horticultural Sciences

Chair

Board Advisor

Southern Africa

- To provide leadership and direction to the committee, pursuing its vision, mission and strategic direction within the committee's terms of reference;

- To ensure the committee does not take its decisions outside its authorized powers;

- To ensure decisions represent the collective views of the committee or a majority view.

- And many other duties as they arise

Provide counsel to  executive board and advisory committee on potential investments in Southern Africa. Contribute to case studies, academic research, annual reports and books on gender and investment. Attend monthly / quarterly committee meetings virtually and face-to-face. Participate in conferences representing the committee.
Participate in workshops, talks, and presentations representing the committee.

REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL EXPERTS / AMBASSADORS

Wole Adegbule

environmental Expert

SDG West African Regional

Youth Ambassador

Countries: Benin, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Togo.

Responsible for regional research reports from  West African countries

Siphokazi Moloinyane

Environmental Expert

SDG South African Regional Ambassador

Countries: Southern Africa

Responsible for regional research reports from  South African countries

Amro Selim

Environmental Expert

SDG North African Regional

Youth Ambassador

Countries:  Egypt

Responsible for regional research reports from  North African countries

Susan Gathia

Environmental Expert

SDG Eastern African Regional Ambassador

Countries: Eastern Africa

Responsible for regional research reports from  East African countries

NATIONAL  ENVIRONMENTAL EXPERTS / AMBASSADORS

Caroline Mwebaza

​SDG National Ambassador

Country Representative: Uganda

Enoch Kaburu

SDG National Youth Ambassador

Country Representative:  Kenya

Ben Osuji

SDG National Youth Ambassador

Country Representative: Nigeria

Jacinta Ruguru

SDG National Youth Ambassador

Country Representative: Kenya

Henry Odhiambo

​SDG National Ambassador

Country Representative: Kenya

Eleanor Ayoola

SDG Young Youth Ambassador

Global

OUR VISION
OBJECTIVE
 
The objective of NET Africa is to work in partnership with emerging, and developing countries, innovators, universities and policymakers and others for understanding the interactions between the economy and the environment.
 
Wetlands       
 
Our primary focus is wetlands within Africa, including lakes, rivers, swamps, and marshes.
Focusing on preservation, technology, education, and access.
 
PreservationPreserving wetlands and ecosystems through conservation and renewable energy projects,
water conservation, and wetland valuation methods, techniques and programs. Our conservation work also contributes to addressing sustainable food production practices and food security issues.
 
Technology   -  Promoting entrepreneurial eco-systems, creating links between technology, natural
capital and the economy. We monitor biodiversity assets within Africa and within each a wetland we conduct our work. Identifying renewable energy, solar, wind opportunities within wetlands.
 
Education    -   Conducting research and educational courses and training in wetland valuation, conservation
and fieldwork. Producing an academic journal, books, and reports.
Access         -   Gender equality in gaining access to biodiversity asset opportunities.
 
 
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