A D KING FOUNDATION INC. NIGERIA
ABOUT AMB. CONFIDENCE IKENNA RAPHAEL
Amb. Confidence Ikenna Raphael
Amb. Confidence Ikenna Raphael – CIR formerly known as Confidence Ikenna Omehegbu – CIO is an amiable young leader with inestimable visions. He is an outcome-oriented business consultant and a prolific youth leader, a serial entrepreneur, motivational and inspirational speaker, counselor, mentor with vast knowledge and experience. An International Ambassador for Peace, a member of the Board of Advisory to the AD King Foundation Inc, USA, a Chartered Project Management Professional CPMP, a Certified Professional For Enterprise Management – CPEM, Quality Management System expert ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor. An experienced Business Developer with a demonstrated history of vast working experiences in delivering quality services within corporate, private and public sectors, such as; Oil and Gas, Real Estate, Logistics and Haulage firm, Business Development and Management firm, Media, Digital Marketing firm, E-Commerce Firm amongst others.
An above bar business management and development strategist with an Executive Master of Business Administration-MBA from the Metropolitan School of Business and Management-United Kingdom. He has strong passion for inclusive sustainable organisation and corporate development in all stratums of human endeavours which does not exclude structural organisational development and management, profit maximisation, risk mitigation, novelty, quality services, productivity, value transfer, human capacity development, strategic business planning and more.
He has worked on empowerment projects both local and foreign. He has executed a Commonwealth Project on National Youth Policy Review and Lagos State Youth Policy Making with the Westminster for Democracy-WFD, National Youth Parliament and the National Assembly amongst other projects. His passion for excellent leadership development and sustainability have immensely contributed to his strides in professional and leadership capacity development right from his school days as a member of the Student Union Government, who gained massive wealth of wisdom from regular meetings with topnotch national and international leaders.
He has received several leadership accolades. Evident on the needs for the advancement of skills and competencies that allows for his social engagement towards national development through completion of professional and capacity development programs and courses of international standards with World Safety Organization – WSO, United States of America as an Advanced Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health Professional-QHSE, Strategic Business Management and Leadership-QCF, OTHM Level 7, from the Metropolitan School of Business and Management, UK, Certified Professional For Enterprise Management–CPEM from the International Institute For Enterprise Management and Analytics–IIEMA, International Chartered Project Management Professional-CPMP from the Chartered Institute of Project Management-CIPM,UK, America Project Management Professional-APMP, from the British School of Project Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management-PGD, Bachelor of Science in Project Management-BSc, Computer Science; Yaba College of Technology, Nigeria, Certified Digital Marketing Professional, a Certified Business Analyst and Developer, Trained in Leadership Skill Development at the International Leadership Institute-ILI, amongst other global certifications.
He belongs to both local and foreign professional bodies, such as; Board Member of Advisors; AD King Foundation Inc, USA, Member; Universal Peace Federation, Professional Member; The British Project Professional Society, UK, Professional Member; International Institute for Enterprise Management and Analytics-IIEMA, USA, Associate Member; Chartered Project Management Professional-ACPMP, UK Professional Member; Institute of Certified Professional Managers- ICPM, Nigeria, Honourary Member; 68 Nigeria Army Reference Hospital Soldiers Club, International Member; Amnesty International, Member; Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa- YALDA amongst others.
His trainings and professional development experiences have offered him technical opportunities of working with diversified, multicultural individuals, businesses and organisations, ranging from Oil and Gas, Media organisations on different consulting and business development positions, relating to effective management, human resource, productivity and strategic management. His current and past professional activities, has given him the opportunity to engage with HyperThread Innovative Services Ltd as the Chief Operations Officer-COO, Zit Anchors Nigeria Limited an Independent Oil and Gas and Logistics Firm as the Executive Director-ED, Pegason Transport Limited, a Transport and Logistics Company as Business Development Consultant, Clevics Concepts, a Business Consulting and Outsourcing Firm as Head of Corporate Affairs Unit and Project Development Manager, Integrity Dav School as the a Lead Instructor, Omo & Co. News Outfit as Marketing Executive, the list is ongoing.
As a corporate trainer and Business Development Expert and serial Entrepreneur, Confidence Raphael is abjectly dedicated to all levels of business reforms and advancement and entrepreneurial development. This has given him the opportunity to have interacted vastly with business professionals and experts from various multinational industries.
He is indeed a rare gem who has been able to cave himself a niche with his ability to communicate complex information in an understandable and comprehensive manner, through practical training and coaching towards consistent maintenance of organizational productivity and implementation of new opportunities, that establishes a positive work and learning environment and the total development of individuals.
Confidence Raphael is the Convener of the prestigious annual International Leadership Empowerment and Award Development Summit-LEAD Summit, held in Nigeria & USA, Founder; Truism Media (TV, Radio and News online media platform), Founder; Africa Innovation Concept – AIC a networking support and capacity building platform for the youths in various sectors of the economy, Chief Executive Officer; Congreat Global Ltd, an Oil and Gas, Real Estate (CGL Real Estate) and Biogas Firm, Chairman and Lead Consultant; Business Soft Int’l Consults, under which operates several E-commerce stores; Prod Mall, Esticon Mall, Cole Marts, BSIC Digital Marketing, Project Management and I.T Consulting firm.
To further air his views on leaderships and entrepreneurships, he was able to put up an online TV, Radio and News platform and host the Truism TV Show a medium to engage the youths and create awareness on social responsibilities and leadership development, he has been featured on BBC Radio, 2015 on leadership and political debate, Channels TV (https://youtu.be/Ouv-40MYZWk), Unilag FM, Kiss FM and other media stations and platforms for several contributions.
He is also the Editor-in-Chief; Wizpedia Magazine, a student Leadership and Empowerment Magazine, also Editor-in-Chief; LEAD Magazine; a Leadership and Professional Magazine with notable contributors in the likes of renowned Prof. Bill George; Harvard Business School, former chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic (USA). Prof. Babs Onabanjo; President, A. D. King Foundation, Prof & Chair Faculty Senate, Atlanta Metropolitan State College, VP SCLC-Henry Co- Filmmaker. Brigette Hyacinth; No. 1 Leadership and Management Expert in the Caribbean, HR, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digital Transformation. Founder of MBA Caribbean Organisation (Trinidad and Tobago). Dr. Rahul Bhargava; Director, Fortis Memorial Research Institute (India) and other top-notch national and international contributors.
His philanthropic natures make his friends and close associates to accuse him of being too nice to a fault and nicknamed him “Chief FAOOUT” – Father Abraham Of Our Time.
He is a strong believer of Jesus Christ and the Gospel, an Evangelist from his childhood with mission to the children, youths and adults, aimed at the gang leaders of crime perpetrators, fainting, dying, destitute, hopeless and rejected across the globe, with various strategic gospel penetration medium.
A promising Husband and Father, who consistently seeks development opportunities for assisting individuals and families to reaching their goals, discover life’s purpose and live their dreams.
Some of his awards and honours are International Peace Award; Award of Ambassador for Peace, LEAD Award; Prolific Youth Leadership Award, Educational Award; Unwavering Contribution to Educational Advancement of Deeper Life High School amongst others.