Our Team

Chris Edeh

Chief Executive with more than 20 years of experience, and competence in exports and imports, international business, and trade compliance. Chris is a serial founder and has helped numerous entrepreneurs across Africa start and grow their businesses.

Sazile Margaret Mtshali

With over 40 years of experience in women’s education, sustainable rural socio-economic development, human resource development, social facilitation, and stakeholder engagement. Before joining CED, she was a professor and head of the Kumba Resources Centre for Integrated Rural Development at the University of Zululand, South Africa.

Chijioke Orji

Executive Director with a rich experience in cross-border management of firms and an MBA in Strategy and a PhD in International Business from Wits Business School, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Ndu Edeh

Head of Business Strategy with over 10 years of formulating and executing sustainable growth strategies across a broad spectrum of industries. He has a PhD in strategic management and international business from the University of Sevilla, Spain.


arch, and Trade Promotion.