Adora Ikwuemesi

Adora is a talented and multi skilled professional with experience spanning the IT, Telecoms and Consulting industries. She has tested competencies in the areas of Strategic HR Management, Change Management and Business Process Improvement. Adora has a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems from Cranfield University, UK, a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Reading, UK and a Diploma in Psychology from Middlesex University, also in the UK. She is a certified assessor and trainer on behavioural profiling. She is a PRINCE2 certified Project Manager and an accredited Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR). She is also an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria.

Prior to joining Kendor, she headed HR Transformation at Transnational Corporation Plc where her primary focus was on aligning human capital with organizational strategy. She provided her expertise to the group and its subsidiaries and was actively involved in the NITEL/MTEL business transformation efforts. Prior to joining Transcorp, she headed the Human Capital Group of Interswitch Ltd, the leading transaction switching and payment processing firm in Nigeria. She was responsible for developing and executing the group’s HR strategy and embarked on several development projects, notably the design and implementation of a competency based performance management system as well as the design of a sustainable compensation and reward strategy.

Her consulting experience spans several years at Phillips Consulting where she led Process Improvement teams as part of several restructuring projects. Other areas of focus included, Strategic Alignment, Change Management, Human Capital Development and Team Building. Her telecoms experience extends several years working for Nokia UK as Design Engineer. Working extensively on a number of projects, she was responsible for the specification and design of the first Multimedia and Java supported Nokia mobile phones.

She is a result-oriented, multi-focused professional who continuously improves herself by extensive research in diverse fields. She is currently researching on ‘the impact of HR practices on employee commitment’. She plans to use her findings to help organizations better align their people efforts.

Adora has written several published articles for a number of National Newspapers. She has facilitated several workshops and training programs. She enjoys, creative writing, reading, computers, the saxophone, public speaking and counselling.

 

Victoria Idiegbe

Victoria is an experienced IT and Project Management Consultant with work experience spanning the Education, Retail, Financial and Legal sectors. She graduated with a BA in languages and Literature from Bendel State University Ekpoma. She is a registered vocational trainer with Protocol National UK, providing business computing training to adult learners. Victoria has worked for one of the largest Intellectual Property firms in London, providing quality assurance for a £12 million pound business change project.

She is a Prince 2 certified Project Management practitioner as well as ISEB and ITIL (green badge) qualified. Her skill set covers Customer Service, Project Governance, Quality Assurance, IT Service Delivery, IT and Business Change and Business Process Improvement. Her Project achievements include implementing IT and Business Change to over 500 UK users and 2600 UK advisers. She co-ordinated the transition from legacy systems to new applications installed on new infrastructure, ensuring that business acceptance criteria were satisfied during the project. She also co-ordinates staff training and inductions during IT Change projects.

Victoria believes in giving back to the local community and supports charitable groups and organisations. She is involved in mentoring and has a special interest in mentoring teenagers and business colleagues. She adopts an ‘openly enthusiastic’ approach to all challenges that come her way. Her hobbies include travelling, a passion for jazz, broadcasting her own radio show on podomatic.com, exercise and reading.