Co-founders Violet Asgill, Alfred Akibo-Betts and Christine Sesay
The Freetown Business School was founded in February 2017 by three senior Sierra Leonean Professionals; Christine Sesay, Alfred Akibo-Betts and Violet Asgill, whose educational background and training are a combination of pre- civil war Sierra Leone educational system and international training. Together they have over 40 years’ experience of working in the Private and Public Sectors in Sierra Leone, the United Kingdom (UK), and other parts of the world. The Freetown Business School was officially launched on 13th April 2017 at the Warehouse Lounge, Lumley Beach Road, Freetown. The main purpose of the event was to showcase the plans of the school and get feedback from the business community and professionals on how best the school can serve their HR and professional needs. Guest Speakers included Chukwu-Emeka Chikezie, co-founder of the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD); Yvonna Aki-Sawyerr – OBE, Delivery Team Lead for the President’s Recovery Priorities; Claudius Bart-Williams, Group Chief Executive of Pennarth Greene; Fatu Yumkella, International Development Consultant; and James Sanpha Koroma, Financial expert. You can learn more about Freetown Business School by visiting their website of following them on Facebook by clicking HERE.