11 Highly Sought After Young Trainers & Speakers in Cameroon

The CELBMD Africa media team decided to list some of the best young trainers and speakers in Cameroon. Some of them, the team have listened to, others we have watched their presentations. These awesome young speakers are full of knowledge. Note that their profiles were written by them after the team reached out to them for more information after making up the list. Enjoy the post, retweet and share if you found it valuable if not just share. Lets get to know them.


Angu Pride Bih is a spoken word artist, life & health coach, lecturer, nurse and entrepreneur. She is a confident front-runner with excellent nursing and interpersonal skills, team spirit, proactive in business approach and a motivator. Her mission in life is to enable people live long enough to fulfill their dreams, realize their visions and strive for ultimate fulfillment. She is the CEO/Founder of Good Life International Consultancy which through its holistic-focused programs intends to build or rebuild every being to wholeness. She is the author of an inspirational poetry book “Rays from Above” which has sold over 1000 copies and is being used in some major schools in her country. As a female model, she has received 3 awards; Miss Plaza Tradefair 2014, 1st runner—up Miss Tourism Northwest 2014 and Miss Ebony Nyte 2010. She has lectured for 5 years in higher institutions like St. Louis, Capitol and St Jude and has impacted over 2000 students. In addition, she has worked one on one with more 50 youths and has helped transform their mentality and boost their self-confidence. Of the 7 mentees she is working with presently, one has started a fuel business and another is about to launch her own NGO called Vision for Life. As a spoken word artist, she has graced many stages and platforms. They are Millennium Empowerment Conference 2016, One Cameroon Conference 2016, about 6 editions of Black Swagger show and several times in AFECAM from 2010 till 2017. Overall, Ms. Angu Pride Bih is a young Cameroonian who is passionate about excellence, growth, hard work, innovation and sound character and instills this everywhere she goes. Email her on angupride@gmail.com 



Sidoine Felix M. Leudjie. Born on August 21st, 1995 in Souza, Littoral Region Cameroon, Sidoine Felix M. Leudjie is an MBA candidate in Project Management at the Pan-African Institute for Development West Africa Buea. He is the pioneer and actual president of the Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa of the Pan-African Institute for Development West Africa Buea (YALDA PAID-WA) an international non-profit organisation established to create a resourceful networking database for those with a strong interest in Africa. Sidoine is a personal development trainer, motivational speaker and coach with an interest in inspiring positive actions. Leudjie lives in the city of Buea South West Region Cameroon. Sidoine has been very engaged in extracurricular activities from his early years as a student. In 2014, Leudjie joined Junior Chambers International University of Buea (JCI UB). Here he volunteered as project director in several projects and was awarded the price of the most supportive member at the JCI UB local convention. In 2016, he was appointed as National Secretary General of JCI Cameroon. In 2016, Leudjie, was appointed Executive Coordinator of YALDA PAID-WA and was re-elected for a second mandate in 2017. Throughout his mandates, he has demonstrated, admirable stewardship in youth programs. His willingness to learn and serve gives him the rare quality of self-discipline. Leudjie has been committed in organizing meaningful capacity building and training workshops in some institutions in Buea such as the workshop on the “Role of Youths in the Promotion of Global Development Goals; Agenda 2063, Cmaeroon Vision 2035, the SDGs in PAID-WA. He has also been very engaged in inspiring his peers in discovering and tapping into their inner potentials for concrete predictable success. In 2016, Leudjie created the PAID-WA Public Speaking and Debate Club. As trainer, debater and one of the public speakers of the team, they have participated at several debate and public speaking competitions were they are either victorious or finalist for both public speaking and debates. At the University of Buea Common Wealth Public Speaking and Debate Tournament, the team won the debate tournament, emerging with the best male and female debater and Sidoine worn the price of the best public speaker of the tournament. Today, Sidoine volunteers as consultant in capacity building and organizational leadership with the World Empowerment Radio on the weekly program Talk to the Youths and the local TV Station, Hi TV on its weekly program Youth Empowerment Actors. His exploits have so far taken him to Maputo Mozambique where he was part of a 2 man Cameroon Delegation to the FIE 2017 Student Round Table Discuss. He therefore looks forward to other global knowledge sharing and networking opportunities and his zeal for impacting his community has led to his most recent start up. In May 2016, Leudjie partnered with Ms Marie Abanga to co-found the coaching program Inspiring Positive Actions Now (IPA Now). IPAN an initiative that seeks at educating and motivating different individuals from various spheres of life to discover their inner potentials, tap into these potentials and start living a better life through taking positive actions now. IPA Now is a mega platform where transformation, motivation and inspiration is dished out through panel discussions, coaching sessions for groups and individuals, trainings, workshops and individuals.  Email him on sidoinefelix@outlook.com



Obia Bryan is a Strategic Human Resource Management Consultant and researcher working for Camer Human Capital (CHC) Ltd. He is Public Relations Officer for the Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa (YALDA-PAIDWA) and Operations Coordinator at Remedy Association. He is a volunteer at the Sub-Saharan International Model United Nations (SAIMUN-CMR). He is also the human resources coordinator at Inspiring Positive Actions Now (IPAN). He was invited as a delegate at the Central African Ministerial Conference organized by the African Development Bank (AFDB) in Yaounde on Strategies for Jobs for Youths in Africa. He was also invited as a delegate at the YALI IMPACT SYMPOSIUM Conference in Yaounde, organized by Mandela Washington FELLOWS. Bryan is a Research Candidate in the field of SHRM at the Pan African Institute for Development West Africa (PAID-WA), a Diplomatic Institution. He received his Bachelor Degree in Educational Psychology (Hons) from the University of Buea in Cameroon. He holds a certificate in Climate Change and Development (Governance and Economics of Low-Carbon Development) from Institute Quebecois du Carbon (IQ Carbon), Montreal Canada. He holds a certificate in Strategic Intelligence and another in Human Resources Managers Capacity Development from the United Nations Public Administration Network (UPAN). He holds certificates in Sustainability in Electoral Administration, Youth Inclusive Electoral Processes and in ICT and Elections Management from the European Commission United Nations Development Programme. He has undertaken several online leadership courses from the Open Universities in Australia. Bryan is a 2017 YALI Fellow with specialization in Public Policy & Management from the YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa, Accra, Ghana. Bryan has served as an Administrative support staff at the Cameroon GCE Board in Buea. He also served as a guidance counsellor in Government High School Buea town in Cameroon. Bryan has organized and spoken in over 40 seminars and workshops in several cities across Cameroon and impacted over 700 people with youths being the majority on several skills. His workshops focuses on Leadership, Education, Gender, Climate Development, Elections and Health Literacy just to name a few. Bryan has won several awards including that of best debater and public speaker at the debate tournament organized by the Commonwealth Club in the University of Buea, Cameroon. His academic excellence enabled him benefit twice from the presidential academic excellence grant in the University of Buea. Bryan is proficient in Management Information Systems (MIS) and Microsoft Office Programs. He possesses great public speaking and management skills and has a genuine interest in Business Administration. Bryans loves reading, research and volunteering. Email him on mbonibryan@gmail.com



Momo Bertrand is an internationally acclaimed speaker on digital marketing, leadership and African development issues. After graduating as valedictorian from the Catholic University Institute of Buea he worked for the top leadership training firm in Cameroon, Go Ahead Africa Ltd. However, he’d always had a passion for entrepreneurship. He left his job to dedicate himself to his digital marketing firm, www.MomoB.biz. He has spoken at several events, notably the Hansen Institute in California 2016, the MINDS Forum in Tanzania 2016 and recently, at the National Leadership Retreat of Total Cameroon 2017. His inspirational videos on Facebook hit thousands of views, and every person who hears him talk feels his spirit move. He is solicited for motivational talks, key note addresses and corporate trainings. Email him on momo.bertrand@yahoo.fr Tel: 693433701




Wirsiy John Bongkiyii is a young Cameroonian Social Entrepreneur, life coach, public speaker, early childhood educator, empowerment coach, proper parenting activist a lover of children and a passionate change maker with a mandate of transformation. He has held a lot of leadership positions and has proven to be a great leader who led with the fear of God. He has been a counselor to many homes and has greatly advocated for proper parenting, early childhood education and childhood welfare. He started primary school in Catholic primary school Saan and completed at Government primary school Saan, secondary and high school at Government Bilingual Secondary and high school Kumbo and studied a Professional Executive Advance Diploma (PEAD) Program in  Human Resource Management at The Center for Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Business Management Development (CELBMD) Africa – The Pan African Professional Center. He also studied computer basics (IC3) computer repairs, childcare, education and parenting. He is the Founder/President of MUUTOS FOR KIDS, an NGO with headquarters in Kumbo- Cameroon and mission to help children develop their potentials and promote their social, physical, emotional and cognitive development through childhood education, childhood welfare and proper parenting. He along side Cyprian Akaiy Wirsiy founded Association for the Improvement of Rural Living Environment (AIRLE) working with communities to improve on their rural living Environment. Since childhood Wirsiy John Bongkiyii had always wanted to help people since he grew up in a very poor as the last born in a family of 8 children with both parents having no source of income. Because of the poverty level in their family, he was bound to fend for himself and the experience was not a good one for him so he said “I cannot watch others suffer what I suffered” . Through Muutos For Kids Wirsiy John Bongkiyii has transformed 100,000+ children and parents. He has spoken in many seminars, conferences, and capacity building workshops some of which are: Motivational evening organized by Y’G, Empowerment Saturday organized by CELBMD AFRICA and Muutos For Kids, Youth Forum organized by PC Mbveh, Youth forums organized by Helenchris radio and television Kumbo, Youth Forums organized by Youth on purpose, ICHM organized by the Himalayans Institute Cameroon, parenting workshops organized by Muutos For Kids. Through the radio program Hour Of Grace on City community radio he speak to more than 40,000 listeners. Email him on wirsiyjb@gmail.com



MBINKAR KPUNSA FOMUNYUY. I am a strategic thinker and motivational speaker. Haven impacted thousands of Cameroonians on positive thinking and customer experience. Certified Marketing professional and Certified International Customer Service Professional of the American Certification institute Delaware, USA. Certified Customer Service professional of the Customer Service institute of America. Certified bank Customer Service professional of the Retail banking Academy UK., MBA. Author of top articles on customer experience and customer Success. Customer Service Auditor and CEO of the institute of customer Service Cameroon. Among others some of the institutions i have done training for we have: African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC), IYA Buea, Catholic University Buea, BIAKA university and Hospital complex, Holy Family Hospital Akum, Arch diocesan Health Coordination Bamenda ( training for all catholic Hospitals in Bamenda), Chariot Hotel Buea, Blue Pearl Hotel Bamenda. Currently partnering with American Certifications institute, Customer Service institute of America and American training center to offer professional trainings in Cameroon. Trained 1000+ individuals on customer service and Career development. Linkedin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mbinkar-kpunsa-fomunyuy-659616b9/ Email him on fmbinkar@icscameroon.com




Marie Abanga is a lawyer holding an LL.M in international Law with International Relations, a consultant with both national and international institutions, a  prince 2 certified project manager, an advocate for women’s rights and mental health, an author, a multiple award winning blogger, a transformational, motivational and inspirational speaker and life coach, and above all the dynamic single mother of three boys whom she fondly calls her musketeers. Marie has held various professional and volunteer roles that require detail oriented, time sensitive actions and interactions with global leaders. Marie has worked with the United Nations, the International Criminal Court, The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Plan International, MTN Cameroon, several law firms and Multinational clients, the Pan African Institute for Development West Africa among others. Learning, working and interacting in all these multi cultural and multidisciplinary institutions both in Cameroon and abroad in countries ranging from Tanzania, through Ivory Coast to Belgium and Spain to name these few, has given Marie so much experience in life in both the personal and professional landscape, making her a dynamic and sought after motivational and transformational coach, trainer and speaker. Marie is also a highly sought after contributor on several blogs and magazines, and had delivered keynote addresses at different professional and socio-cultural events in the US, Belgium, Germany and Cameroon. Marie started coaching and motivational speaking professionally while in Belgium in 2013, moved by her own experience with a life coach and discovering that being a personal and mental wellbeing coach aligned with her vision of helping people bring out the best in themselves by taking positive actions no matter their present circumstance. Marie has written and published articles, participated in different national and international workshops, webinars and forums, and has been a guest on various platforms including local and national radio and television in the US, Germany, Brussels and Cameroon. In May 2017, barely two years after Marie relocated to her native Cameroon, she partnered with another dynamic and talented young speaker, trainer and coach Sidoine Felix M. Leudjie, as co-founder of the coaching program Inspiring Positive Actions Now (IPANow Ltd). IPA Now is an initiative that aims at inspiring and motivating different individuals from various spheres of life to discover their inner potentials, tap into these potentials and start living a better life through taking positive actions now. IPA Now is a mega platform where transformation, motivation and inspiration will be dished out through panel discussions, coaching sessions for groups and individuals, trainings, workshops and interactive conferences. IPANow ltd has since its creation conducted over 6 trainings and has organized or partnered in the orgainzation of at least 6 more. An approximate number of  300 youths and start up entrepreneurs have been directly impacted and some high profile keynote speakers like Javynuy Joybert of CELBMD Africa and Mrs Bibiana Taku of DMC Ltd Africa have been our host. Marie is available for hire as a personal and mental wellbeing coach, a personal development trainer or a motivational and transformational speaker. Marie Abanga can be contacted through her website or IPAN’s website.




Laye MBUNKUR holds a Master’s in Business Administration with specialty in Marketing from the Advanced School of Economics and Commerce (ESSEC) of the University of Douala. He possesses a professional Diploma in Marketing from the prestigious Chartered Institute of Marketing – London. In addition to this, Laye MBUNKUR is a Certified Local Trainer with the JCI University and a Small Business Development Coach. Laye works as Executive Director of the Small Business Support Centre and serves as Business Development Manager of the No.1 tech hub in Cameroon ActivSpaces. He resides in Buea SWR of Cameroon, with his wife Laura, and their two daughters Kayla and Briella. Laye is a very pleasant, diverse, active, dynamic and intelligent gentleman. One of his most distinguishing characteristics is diversity of experience he possesses. He is a highly motivated and organized professional with 10 years of working experience in strategic management and leadership positions. Before becoming specialized in supporting SMEs grow: Laye has been the 2016 President of Junior Chamber International-Cameroon; Chief of Business Centre of a Multinational Telecommunications company Viettel Cameroun S.A; Business Manager of Opportunities Industrialization Centre-Cameroon; Business Development Consultant Oxford University Press Representative – Cameroon; Marketing & Outreach Director of ICT University Cameroon; Marketing Officer of the only pilot training school in Central Africa, CAE Global Academy; Business Manager of Carbon Group Ltd, Agency Director of BlueMOON Marketing & Event Management Agency and more. After having launched nine start-ups, most of which failed on an attempt to grow & scale, Laye developed keen interest in unraveling the mystery behind small business growth. He spent several years of his life volunteering for successful small businesses, researching and reading widely on the new science of small business management. The outcome of this was a discovery of his life’s purpose of supporting small businesses grow & scale which led to the creation of the of the Small Business Support Centre with a vision to become the leading outsourcing company that provides support to SMEs and Entrepreneurs in Africa. Laye strongly believes Service to Humanity is the Best Work of Life to this end, he has served voluntarily in various community projects organized by Junior Chamber International-Cameroon since 2005 including amongst others the organization of Public Dialogues, projects to  carry out HIV Screening, Fight against malaria & hepatitis, cleaning streets, donating to orphans, planting trees etc. today, his great concern for orphans and vulnerable children pushed him to launch an association called Bondi Foundation with a mission to support orphaned and vulnerable children have access to education. As a believer of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Laye’s life purpose is to To HONOR JESUS CHRIST through the Small Business Support Centre by: SERVING customers with EXCELLENCE, MANAGING assets with DILIGENCE, BUILDING team members with CARE, and ADDING value to our COMMUNITY.



Harmony NGAFEESON is a multi-gifted international motivational speaker, best-selling author and entrepreneur. He is the founder, president and senior pastor CHRISTWORLD MINISTRIES INCORPORATED aka KINGDOM EMBASSY, Bafoussam, Cameroon. Founder/Chairman of THE REAL MEN ASSOCIATION, an association dedicated to restore men’s original purpose to their wives, family, community and nation—stopping crime and corruption amongst men thereby reducing the number men and juvenile entering the prison cells in the world. He is the National Coordinator of a US based QUALITY SMILE RESTORERS INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION (QSRIO), Single Kids Smile Int’l project. A project created to put smiles on the less privileges kids through leisure and recreational activities and Career Training Mechanism Schemes. Since 2008, He has been frequent as guest speaker in Higher Institution graduation ceremonies challenging graduates to ‘Start Their Dreams With What They Have’ from his best-selling book How To Begin Without Money subtitled; The Spirit of Entrepreneurship. His second book is titled: Your Job, Your Work – Discovering Your Work Beyond Your Job. He has equally facilitated in workshops and seminars in and out of Cameroon on issues related to business, financial, human, social spiritual and enterprise development He was made “Man of the year 2008” for his Leadership and Managerial excellence in the Nation Builders International. He occupied the position of an Executive Secretary with DRIMP FOUNDATION, a Cameroon based NGO in 2010/12. One time sent by the Regional Government to officiate the International Women’s Day in a Sub Division of his Country. Holders of an Advanced Diploma in Human Development in NBI Institute for Strategic Studies, a degree in Administration and Enterprise Management University of Yaoundé II and a Theological Diploma in RP School of Ministry, Cameroon. Married to Yvonne Kuki and a father of one. Email on pastorharmony15@yahoo.com



Mokate G Ashu-Arrey is Cameroonian born Impact Entrepreneur, innovation Specialist and Market Place Minister. His life mission is to restore the African dignity, by empowering and transforming people, institutions and communities into wealth creation engineers and prosperity delivery agents. He is IYLA Global Ambassador, Ashoka Scholar 2016 , Board member of the Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs West Africa, being National Coordinator  for the said organization in Cameroon. Ashu Arrey is a well known entrepreneur in Buea with remarkable impact. He has founded and Cofounded several start-up ventures some which are very successful. He is Cofounder of a tech Start-Up Called Kilimanjaro Systems ( www.kilimanjarosystems.com) , Founder of Living Events an Events Management Firm,  Founder of the Global Entrepreneurship corps a Not for Profit (www.gecorps.org) and of Jongo Hub (www.jongohub.com) which is a “An Innovation Based Business Development Social Enterprise, Promoting Impact Entrepreneurship  and Empowering Ventures For Transformation In Africa”.  Ashu Arrey holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology and Anthropology, and a Post Graduate degree in Development Management. Prior to engaging into full time entrepreneurship, he has worked as a Community research Assistant with the US Centers for Disease control and Prevention, and also as banking Research Officer with the First Bank group in Cameroon. He holds a certificate in Entrepreneurship and business development and has skills in several areas including public speaking, research, banking and microfinance, community mobilization, project planning, business planning, innovation design and technology. He has vast public speaking experience both nationally and internationally on Entrepreneurship and Leadership including speaking at the US congress, UN and At Common Wealth Youth Ministers Forum. Ashu-Arrey became a Christian in 1996, was mentored by EFi Walter Tembon under the Campus Crusade for Christ Ministry where he eventually became a student leader. He has served as deacon in his church Macedonia Baptist church at as financial Secretary and Deacon incharge of Evangelism and missions. He has and continues to mentor many young people in the Christian faith since 2004. Ashu Arrey is Married and a father of 3 kids. Email him on gabbyashu@gmail.com



Javnyuy Joybert is one of Africa’s most respected young speakers and Ttrainer. He is a Social Entrepreneur, Empowerment Coach and a dynamic, prolific and strategic Entrepreneurship/Business Development Trainer/consultant and a personal efficiency strategist. He is focused, question asker, answer seeker, problem solver and purposeful young African. He is the Founder/CEO, Lead Trainer & Consultant at The Center for Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Business Management Development (CELBMD) Africa – The Pan African Professional Skills Development Center (www.celbmdafrica.org) which is an International Center of choice for skills/competency based Professional Executive Training/Development which cut across all levels of industry from Senior Executives to high school graduates. At CELBMD Africa we offer innovative Professional Executive Training/Development programs and capacity building seminars through the expertise of our renowned trainers, industry experts and volunteers, CELBMD Africa have Trained and Certified 8750 Executives, Leaders, Entrepreneurs, High School Dropouts who can not attend a major university, university drop outs in 26 African Countries, through Conferences and Capacity Building seminars, CELBMD Africa have empowered 28000+ across Africa in areas of Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Personal Development and Effective organisation/Business Management practices.  He is the founder of CAMMICS. Through CELBMD Africa Mobile Micro Credit Scheme (CAMMICS), his organisation provide micro credit loans to rural/semi urban women & youths to start businesses after receiving empowerment in Entrepreneurship & Vocational skills. This project makes women/youths who are considered “unbanked” to bank and their mobile numbers are turned into account numbers therefore using mobile technology to increase financial inclusiveness in rural areas He is the founder of wikajobs.com which focuses on assisting young people’s transition into employment, work, career opportunities and skills. Wikajobs is currently being visited by 1200+ job seekers daily. He is the Country Director Consultant for C-Life Cameroon (www.myclife.org), COO of Most Influential Young Cameroonians Initiative, YALI RLC Fellow and Consultant with several community base organizations, NGOs and SMEs across Africa. He has been nominated and has worn several local and international awards. He is the author of How to Confront The Limits (Living a More Impactul Life) – 2015, Living a Life of Divine Purpose – 2016, The Principal Things for African Young People – 2017, and Guide to Manifesting Purpose -2017. He has authored so many personal development articles that have been published on several blogs and online platforms across Africa reaching an average audience of 45000+ weekly. He has spoken in 439+ events (Seminars, corporate trainings, workshops and conferences) in 4 African Countries. He has lectured Business Management courses in two private universities in Cameroon for 5 years (2012-2016), He is A World at School Global Youth Ambassador and has been featured on numerous publications across the world regarding his contributions to mother Africa. Email and book him now joybert@celbmdafrica.org



Compiled by CELBMD Africa Media Team

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