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Our team it constitutes highly qualified individuals who have several years of experience in their career paths and in business.

Charles Nwodo Jnr.

Founder CEO

Charles Nwodo Jr is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and the Executive Chairman of XL Africa Group and founder of Centre for Entrepreneurship Knowledge Exchange. Charles has an extensive career in Stock-broking, Investment and Commercial Banking. He Chairs over XL Africa Group, a successful company that operates fully-owned subsidiaries in Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and the USA His vision for the Centre is to be the foremost Organisation equipping young people across Africa with leadership, entrepreneurial and employability skills to take charge in every sphere of life as tomorrow’s leaders.

Jimmy Fajimi

Head Trainer/Learning Coordinator

Mr. Fajimi is a seasoned management consultant and certified Trainer/Instructor with a focus on Leadership, People, Strategy and Performance. Over the last two decades, he has been involved with national and global organisations at emerging and turnaround phases, playing key roles in innovation and change management. He is the Managing Director/CEO of Kairos Business Services Limited.\nHe is the Head Trainer/Learning Coordinator for Knowledge Exchange Centre. His diverse experience in adult learning and background in Business Education, Leadership and Managerial Psychology enriches the processes of curriculum development, instructional designs, programmes implementation, quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation of KEC service delivery in Learning and Capacity Development.

Ezinne Ekekwe

Project Advisor on Legal Matters

Ezinne holds a wealth of experience as Company secretary/ legal adviser in various organisations. In addition, she has experience in working for NGOs such as BAOBAB, a womens’ human rights NGO. Over the years, she has gained corporate experience through sustained professional practice spanning the non-governmental (NGO) sectors and commercial law practice.\nMs Ekekwe is a powerhouse to the Centre as she readily shares her NGO experiences and advice; she drafted the KEC constitution and laid the initial foundation upon which the Organisation has built its structures. She is also responsible for handling and providing legal advice for KEC.

Aghogho Akporido

Executive Secretary

Aghogho Akporido holds a degree in Agricultural Economics from Delta State University and an MBA from Lagos Business School (Pan-Atlantic University). He has close to a decade of work experience spanning 4 major sectors (Agri-business, Online Publishing, Training & Development and Non-profit). Aghogho has held key management and leadership position throughout his working career. He was the publication manager for the biggest online publishing company in Africa ( He has competence in the following areas; Management, Business strategy, Project Management, Research, Managing training programmes, facilitating courses and management consulting. He was part of the consultant for Goldman Sacc 10,000 women empowerment initiative in collaboration with Enterprise Development Centre (Pan-Atlantic University). Aghogho Akporido is currently the Executive Secretary of Knowledge Exchange Centre (A Non-profit organisation) where he provides leadership and direct the affairs of the organisation. He has a certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management Programme obtained from the Lagos Business School. He has organised and managed over 100 training and development projects/ event which has impacted over 2000 participants spanning from, unemployed graduates, junior, middle and senior level staff. He also facilitates courses at KEC. These courses include but not limited to Creativity and Innovation, Personal Effectiveness and Mastery, Personal Leadership, Excellent Customer Service, Business Management, Business Plan Writing, Career Development Courses, Effective PowerPoint Presentation etc.

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