Tampiri Irimagha-AkemuCountry Director


Tampiri has multi sector industry experience in HR, Capacity Development, Knowledge Management, and Communications. She is a Management Consultant having occupied top Leadership positions in Multi nationals MNCs and IOCs, worked on complex briefs, set up a multi-industry Corporate Learning Academy and mentored on varied entrepreneurship and Nonprofit platforms.

Tampiri worked in AMSCO (UNDP project) covering 13 countries in West & Central Africa where her focus was to design and implement training and skills transfer for over 200 diverse clients across the region. She was Corporate Learning Academy Director, Orlean Invest West Africa ensuring delivery of project plan for about 12,000 employees and established group wide curriculum to improve performance, career development and business results. She also worked in Total E &P deploying cost effective, value driven, enterprise-wide solutions and delivering HR shared services.


She is a dynamic, proactive and people-driven professional with many years of increasingly responsible HR strategy, Organizational development and Business Partnering experience, managing fast-paced development functions. 
Passionate about Human Capital development for Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Africa.


In addition to her first degree, Tampiri has an EMBA from China Europe International Business School – CEIBS (ranked top 10 international Business school by Financial Times) in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Certificates from Harvard Business School,Gordon Institute of Business Science and Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management CIPMGlobal Affiliate of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), and several professional certifications in HR – SHRI, Quality (ACQI) and Management (CMI). She is a Board committee member of Women in Successful Careers (WISCAR).

She is passionate about innovation and capacity development and Initiator of the Corporate Communications Awards (CCA) the first of its kind in Nigeria, aimed at celebrating outstanding achievements in Corporate communications field in Nigeria and West Africa at large.


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