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Professor Mike Harvey Chief Consultant

  • Chancellor of Share WORLD Open University, Malawi.
    He is :
  • Professor Emeritus at London Metropolitan University.
  • A Freeman of the City of London.
  • During his career Professor Mike Harvey was :
  • Chief Consultant of UPC
  • President of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • President of Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
  • President of International association of Bookkeepers (IAB)
  • Professor of Business Studies at the University of Westminster, London.
  • Professor of Accounting at London South Bank University
  • Professor and Director of the Grant Thornton Small Business Development Centre, Dean of the Faculty of Accounting and Finance and Chair of the Business School at London Guildhall University.


John Howard

John Howard has over 30 years’ management experience with “blue chip” companies throughout the world.

As a management trainer he has worked in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia and Latin America. His main specialities are :-
Education, Training and Management Development
His areas of expertise also include: -

  • Marketing,
  • Team Building,
  • SME Development,
  • International Partnerships,
  • Governance/Leadership

As a Professor he has set up and managed Colleges throughout Europe, Africa and Asia..He is also an External Examiner for the University of Wales.

He is an expert in the transnational delivery of H.E courses.


Professor Francis J. Griffith Principal Consultant

During his career Professor Francis
J. Griffith was :
Professor Francis J. Griffith's emeritus deputy Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Metropolitan University responsible for advising the university on developments in Africa.
Chair of IGEN Ltd. and the Leeds trust for education.
Deputy Chancellor of a financially secure new university with an unrivalled record of growth and recruitment well positioned to face the challenges of market pressure and government reform.

  • Positioning the university I the city and region as he lead institution for collaborative initiatives aimed at offering people alternative pathways into futurer and higher education.
  • Demonstrating innovation by conceiving new ways of delivering services and then overseeing implementation.
  • Providing leadership in challenging circumstances and building a successful organisation.
  • Securing academic and professional recognition for the university.
  • External responsibilities include:
  • Chancellor of Share WORLD Open University, MalawiChair of the 'Going up a league' executive of the Leeds initiative, the accreditation local strategic partnership for Leeds.
  • Chair of the trust for Education.
  • Non executive board member of IGEN Ltd.
  • Non executive board member of the ABE.

From 1985-1989 he was education secretary and deputy general secretary for NATFHE. Responsibilities included heading the professional services section of the trade union for lecturers and acting as a deputy to the general secretary. During political period of intense hostility towards and suspicion of Trade Unions his role to influence policy development and represent the membership on a number of national bodies.


Mr.Mervyn Sookun Senior consultant

During his career Mr.Mervyn
Sookun was :
Mr.Mervyn Sookun has a BSc (Econ) and Msc (Econ) from school of economic. He has 25 years of experience as a lecturer in management and accounting field. He has extensive professional and post graduate teaching experience in ACCA, ICSA, and CIM.

    He was also a lecturer in different UK universities such as Hull, Lincolnshire, Oxford Brookes, Heriot-Watt, Wales (Cardiff) Glamorgan, East London, Sunderland, London Metropolitan, Northumbria, and Huddersfield.
  • He has teaching experiences in overseas countries like Trinidad and Tobago, Singapore, Hong-Kong, India etc.
  • He also worked as a consultant in different investment and insurance companies.
  • Mr. Sookun is involved in many general management, directorship and entrepreneurial activities in different organisations.


J Malcolm Dean FFA FIAB Senior Consultant

In addition he was consulted by the Accounting Society of China (which is part of the Ministry of Finance of the Peoples Republic of China), in the development an accounting qualifications framework for accountants. The agreement is to assist in the development of an accounting and qualifications framework for Accountants working in the emerging small and medium size enterprises in China that have resulted from the change in the market economy.

During his career Professor J Malcolm Dean was :
Chief Executive
International Association of Book-keepers

J Malcolm Dean FFA, FIAB has been the Chief Executive of the International Association of Book-keepers for the past 12 years, and has been responsible for the development of the IAB both in the UK and overseas.

To assist this development he has worked and co-operated with government departments, other professional bodies, employers and business organisations. He is a member of the of the PARN (Professional Associations Research Network) Steering Group, which is a top-level academic association serving the full range of professions across the UK and abroad.

As well as colleges and training providers in the UK, Malcolm Dean has worked and been involved with those in other countries around the world, particularly in Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Africa, and Russia.


Anifowose-Kelani JCI Senator Tunde

Had Bachelor Degre in Education with Specialisation in Guidance and Counseling, Communication and Language Arts.
He Holds a Masters Degree In Personnel Psychology at the First University in Nigeria- University of Ibadan.
He was a Prime Graduate and Certified Trainer of Junior Chamber International University Chesterfield USA.
He was the 2005 National President of Junior Chamber International Nigeria, the largest youth organisation and the First NGO in Nigeria.
He won award as the Best JCI member in Nigeria in 1998.
He won awards For Nigeria as the Best in Community Development and Environment in Africa and Middle East at the JCI Conference 2005.
He is the MD/CEO Siegener Sabithos Nigeria and United Kingdom.
He is the Nigerian Student Facilitators for Ethames Graduate School, City Of london College and GuildHall College United Kingdom.
He is the National Coordinator, Tai Solarin University Nigeria/City of London College /Siegener Sabithos DBA programme.