Mene Blessing,

Co-Founder and Board Chair

Mene Blessing Oritseweyinmi is a serial Entrepreneur, Educator, Business Executive and Visionary Leader. He currently co-leads Inspire Africa for Global Impact Initiative as the Board chair. He co-founded Vetsark Limited where he currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer. As part of his work as a social entrepreneur Blessing founded UNFIRE – leading the firm’s management and steering the company towards being Nigeria’s Leading Unorthodox Feeds Manufacturer serving smallholder livestock farmers in the agricultural sector. He has worked in the agricultural sector especially for 10 years and possesses excellent writing and public speaking/communication skills, 8 years leadership and management experience. As an Educator, Mene has worked as a Teacher, and trained facilitator for 6 years.

 

Mene also serves as a Board Director and Vice President for Innovative Cooperative for Optimal Nutrition in Africa (ICON) headquartered in Burkina Faso and Secretary General of Quality Insect for Food and Feed Association of Nigeria (QIFFAN) – an organization supported by USAID Nigeria/MARKETS II project. He has received awards/honors from University of Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership – UK, University of Washington Foster School of Business – USA, University of Witwaterand Wits School of Business – South Africa, University of California Haas School of Business – USA, London Business School, UNESCO Commitment Award. He studied Chemistry Education at the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria.

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