Executive Management

Jean Philippe Prosper

Board Chairman

Jean Philippe Prosper is an Independent Director on the boards of various companies

Until the end of 2015, Prosper was Vice President for Global Services at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group.

In that capacity, he co-led all of IFC’s investment operations (totaling around $20 billion a year), and advisory services, managing more than 2,400 staff.
He also supervised a portfolio of more than $70 billion.

Seun Rasheed

Founder and Managing Director

Seun has over 15 years of international business management experience. Having lived in over 6 countries across 4 continents, founded SOUK Farms as an impact venture to empower and enrich rural communities in Rwanda through agriculture.

Seun leads our team of over 80 full time staff across Rwanda. He employs a transformational leadership approach where team members are constantly learning new practices and process in order to promote innovation and consistent growth.

Ugochukwu Ozemela

Board Member

Ugochukwu Ozemela, is a seasoned Petroleum Engineer with over 13 years’ experience in the oil and gas sector, mainly focused on providing technical solutions for the effective management of oil and gas facilities in the upstream sector.

In addition to his achievements with Shell International, Ugo is the Vice Chairman of Pamela Eze Global Foundation (PEGF), a nongovernmental organization focused on making comprehensive eye care and training solutions accessible to all people in the society, a Non-Executive Director of Sahel Telecoms Limited and a board member of DIMA consults.

Olushola Olanrewaju

Board Member

Olushola Olanrewaju, is a finance professional with about 20 years’ experience spanning the Banking and Oil and Gas industry. His experience covers, risk management, business performance management, strategy and portfolio planning across global value chains and assets in West and Central Africa, Middle East and South East Asia. He also worked in Investment Banking and with the Central Bank of Nigeria overseeing regulatory compliance.

He is currently a member on the advisory committee of Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) West Africa and a board member of several companies across Africa.

Brian Muriuki

Board Member

Brian Muriuki , is an energy and oil and gas executive with over 15 years’ experience leading global and joint venture businesses. His career has spanned various areas including Venture Management, Government Advisory, Field Operations, Commercial, Economics, Strategy, and Corporate Planning in West and East Africa, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and Norway

He currently provides governance in various entities including the Skills for Oil and Gas Africa (SOGA) Steering Board, Board Director - British Chamber of Commerce Kenya, Advisory Board Member - Open for Business, Board Member - Daraja Kenya Initiative, and Board Chair – Koncepts & Events Ltd.