Sierra Leone Entertainment News

African Expert Spotlight: Meet African Experts Show Guest Franklin Ibemessie

Franklin is a global leader in procurement policy and practice. His experience spans across multinational and international organisations in 27 countries (16 in Africa)

His past and current client portfolio includes the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the World Bank, Africa Development Bank, United Nations, and International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD).

He started his career as a procurement officer with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) in the year 2000. In 2004, he joined a World Bank funded programme as a procurement specialist managing a $60 million procurement budget across the capital  Freetown and 19 local councils in Sierra Leone. 

He is a procurement advisor and procurement consultant with the Millennium Challenge Corporation where he advises on the MCC’s $10 billion fight against poverty globally.

Franklin is the CEO of EBMSE Consulting, a firm specializing in procurement consulting services. 

He has an MSC in Procurement Management from the University of Strathclyde (UK), an MBA from the University of Liverpool (UK). He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS) and a Certified Project Management Practitioner under PRINCE2.

About African Experts with Vickie Remoe 

The African Experts Show features Sierra Leonean Journalist Vickie Remoe in conversation with African researchers, practitioners, and entrepreneurs.