PEOPLE BEHIND CADR

Mr Christopher John Forster

Mr Christopher John Forster

Chairman

Mr. Forster is a civil engineer with more than 12 years of experience in the oil industry, consulting and engineering experience in Europe and West Africa, and more than 13 years of experience in international procurement serving mining companies and manufacturing entities in West Africa.

Among his appointments are as follows: Local Preacher of the West African Methodist Church; Trustee of Jordan WAM Church, Murray Town; National Chairman of Scripture Union Sierra Leone; President of the Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture; Vice Chair of the Business Coalition against Aids Sierra Leone; Board Member of Electricity Generation and Transmission Company (EGTC); Board member of Ecobank Sierra Leone Limited; former Chair of the Country Coordinating Mechanism of The Global Fund against Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria; and Board Member of the National Power Authority. Mr. Forster is an active member of the Rotary Club of Freetown where he has served as President and also held district level positions including Assistant Governor for Sierra Leone & Liberia.

Alhaji Tunde Cole

Alhaji Tunde Cole

Mr. Cole is a renowned businessperson and a Champion of the Private Sector as a force for change. He was Managing Director for National Petroleum Company and Past President of the Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (SLCCIA). Contact him on: +232 76 603 171 or email: embeecee@hotmail.com

Andrew K. Keili

Andrew K. Keili

Mr. Keili is Executive Director of CEMMAT, a firm engaged in technical advisory services for the mining industry. He is a mining and management professional with over 25 years of experience in Sierra Leone, United States of America and Ukraine. Mr. Keili worked for Carpco Inc., a US-based metallurgical process design and project management company with operations in Ukraine. He also worked as a Technical Consultant to Pennwood Technology Inc., another American company, operating a titanium mine in partnership with the Ukrainian government.

In Sierra Leone, he was part of the management team at the National Power Authority as Head of Corporate Planning. Mr. Keili also worked in supervising capacities for the National Diamond Mining Company. Prior to founding CEMMATS Group, Mr. Keili worked for Sierra Rutile Limited in several capacities including Chief Metallurgist, Chief Mine Planning Engineer and Operations Superintendent. He has also been involved developing government policies in the areas of mining, infrastructure, the environment and privatization. Contact him on: +232 76 602 174 or email: akeili@cemmatssl.com

Dr. Adonis Aboud

Dr. Adonis Aboud

Mr. Aboud is currently the Chairman of Capital Radio (Sierra Leone), CEO at Multichoice Sierra Leone, and CEO at Equinox Group. Prior to moving to Sierra Leone, Mr. Aboud was group administrator at Olayan Group in Saudi Arabia where he managed six thousand employees. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Freetown and Monuments and Relics Commission. He is the Vice Chairman of the National Museum.

Honours and awards received by Mr Aboud include the following: Doctorate of Civil Laws honoris causa, awarded by the Chancellor University of Sierra Leone 2007; Goodwill Ambassador CIVITAN USA; won nine awards of Philanthropist of the Year since 2000; West African Youth Network Award; Vice Chancellor Award, University of Sierra Leone 2012; and Sierra Leone Excellence Award for Children Affairs 2012. Contact him on: +232 76 602 174 or email: akeili@cemmatssl.com

 

Dr. Kishore Shankerdas

Dr. Kishore Shankerdas

Mr. Shankerdas is the owner of G. Shankerdas and Sons (S.L.), a company with diverse business interests that employs around 1,000 local staff and roughly 70 expatriates. Founded in 1939, the company has experienced tremendous growth. Mr. Shankerdas is Past President of SLCIAA and the Rotary Club of Freetown. He is a recipient of the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Civil Law Honoris Causa from the University of Sierra Leone, Member of the Order of the Rokel, Member of the Rising Sun – Awarded by the Emperor of Japan, and Commander of the Order of the Republic of Sierra Leone

Ayodeji Daisy Scott-Boyle

Ayodeji Daisy Scott-Boyle

Ms. Boyle is a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators. With 36 years of professional banking experience at the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank, She rose through various senior management ranks before retiring as Director of Administration and Secretary to the Board of Directors. She was also one time Executive Secretary of Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (SLCCIA). Contact her on: +232 78 851 981 or email: ascoboyle@yahoo.co.uk

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