Judges Profile: OLIVIER MUNGA
Category:Women Empowerment in the Community
At the start of the year Olivier was appointed Chief Advisor to a Spanish International EPC Contractor and Power Developer - specialized in the African energy sector - due to his extensive experience in facilitating, developing, structuring, financing and implementing major projects in a range of industries across the continent as the founder of Changing Tides Ltd and The Entrepreneurs' Circle.
His international education and upbringing began at the age of 10 years old at a boarding school in Switzerland - when his family emigrated from Central Africa to Southern Spain where they remained for almost 15 years - and later at Duke University in North Carolina and the University of Cape Town.
As a young man Olivier was a keen student of history and armed conflicts before being mentored in spirituality and Zen Buddhism by World Renowned entrepreneur and Zen master August Turak in North Carolina. This began kick started his intensive spiritual journey which subsequently lead him into the fields of personal development, emotional intelligence, sales and entrepreneurship.
He is a discreet entrepreneur who's friendship and counsel are valued by international entrepreneurs, heirs of important family owned corporations across the World including Latin America (as a fluent Spanish speaker), diplomats and politicians and even members of European, Arab and African Royal families.
He is an accomplished ground fighter, horse rider and diver who is addicted to workouts, audio and live seminars and traveling the World with his wife.