Interview Series: Kevin Moorhead

Kevin Moorhead, former CEO of AKF East Africa speaks to Creative Metier about the risks associated with CEO transition and his reflections on the value of the dedicated transition support he received when moving from CEO of AKF Afghanistan, to CEO AKF East Africa. What do you see as the top three risks associated with CEO transition for a programme or organisation? Continuity of business: The incoming CEO is inevitably going to want to put their stamp on their organisation and that can be quite a large cultural and strategic shift unless it is managed well by the [...]

Interview series: Deepa Dosaja

Deepa Dosaja, Founder and CEO of Deepa Dosaja Ltd., is one of Kenya’s leading designers and has established a strong brand, not just in Kenya but across the globe. From showcasing her “My Flowers” couture collection on New York Fashion Week’s coveted runway in 2017, to participating in the inaugural Commonwealth Fashion Exchange at the Buckingham Palace in London earlier this year, Deepa is unstoppable.  Deepa Dosaja Ltd. is one of 10 companies that recently concluded a six month coaching programme with Creative Metier for small and growing businesses (SGBs) in Kenya. We caught up with Deepa to talk about [...]

Interview series: Peter Kimbowa

Peter Kimbowa, is one of Uganda’s leading executive coaches and founded Uganda’s CEO Summit.  The Summit brings together leaders from the private and public sector to develop the character and competence required to lead complex enterprises with a purpose beyond products, profits and personal gain.  The Summit’s annual CEO Forum this year focussed on financing Uganda into a middle income economy. Glynis spoke to Peter Kimbowa at the Forum about ethical leadership, identifying talent, and the potential of coaching in Uganda. What do you see as the challenges facing senior leaders in Uganda today?  The first challenge I [...]