Eunice ObianaghaEunice Obianagha

CO-FOUNDER
Eunice Obianagha is a Creative Consultant and Event Director with over 10 years of experience in managing complex entertainment and cultural based projects in the UK and Nigeria. She is a Business Graduate of Middlesex University and a qualified Prince2 Project Management Practitioner.

As Head of events for the MOBO Awards, Eunice has worked directly under the CEO and MD to drive the high-profile event which takes place annually in world-renowned arena venues and broadcasted nationally on BBC, ITV and Viacom channels.

Her work in Nigeria has covered project managing a number of broadcasted and live productions for independent production companies.

Eunice has extensive experience working with non-profit organisations, which include a post as Deputy Director for a long established UK registered creative charity called SJI. Eunice is a Trustee for an Arts Council England NPO called Small Green Shoots, which delivers dynamic arts opportunities for young creatives in the UK. She is a Music Advisor for the PRS Foundation and a member of the BRIT Awards Voting Academy.

Chinedu OkekeChinedu Okeke

CO-FOUNDER
Chinedu ‘Chin’ Okeke is an Impresario and Entertainment-Entrepreneur set on changing the conversation about Africa. A Law Graduate (LLB) from the University of Bristol, he holds a diploma in Chinese from Tsinghua University, Beijing. His career in the entertainment industry started at an early age as he grew up playing the piano, drums, singing and acting. In high school, he began promoting in London through to University at Bristol where he started to produce larger events; a highlight was producing the Bristol Fashion show during which he raised £200,000. Chin founded Eclipse Group in March 2010 initially as a production company for live events, soon followed by a Brand Agency in 2011, a branding and communications company
which has developed entertainment properties for multinationals like Pepsi, RedBull Bollinger and Nokia to name a few, as well as representing talents as brands across music, TV and film. In 2013, Chin launched Eclipse Live, an entertainment company focused on bringing live, affordable and accessible entertainment to the youth of Africa. At Eclipse Live, Chin developed The Gidi Culture Festival, which is the biggest music festival in West Africa and SeatGate, a B2B white label ticketing solution for promoters and venues. The Gidi Culture Festival has been coined as defining the progression of music and urban youth culture in Africa as it’s known today. Eclipse also operates as a promoter for emerging artists and producing events like festivals and concerts for clients. Chin is a member of the Steering Council for the ILMC Futures Forum and has been named one of the 10 most powerful people in entertainment on YNaija’s Power list. He is also a founding Trustee of the ECHO Music and Arts Foundation. Chin has spoken at Midem, Social Media Week and Davos.

Oriteme BanigoOriteme Banigo

CO-FOUNDER
Oriteme Banigo is an advocate for development in education, entrepreneurship, Political and Social Awareness. He holds a BSC Economics from Northeastern University and an MBA from ESCP Business School. He is a Co-founder and Vice-President of Panaramic Entertainment which produces content that promotes and preserves Nigerian history and culture.

As co-founder of Eclipse Live Africa, he has been able to produce internationally recognized Festivals and concerts the flagship being Gidi Culture Festival. Oriteme is a general partner at Ventucon Partners, a boutique Venture Capitalist Fund that focuses on Technological solutions in the Education, Health, Real Estate and Corporate Sector.

Oriteme acted as special Advisor to former Governor of Bayelsa State Timipre Sylva and was directly involved in political and social issues that impact his community, Brass and the Niger Delta.

THE TEAM

" We see a thriving and commercially viable music ecosystem in Nigeria where music professionals are equipped to succeed locally and in the international music market - ECHO Founder

Myma Belo-Osagie (nee Bentsi-Enchill) Myma Belo-Osagie (nee Bentsi-Enchill)

TRUSTEE
Dr. Myma A. Belo-Osagie is Senior Partner in the law firm of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie where she currently focuses primarily on advising international corporates establishing businesses in Nigeria. A Ghanaian citizen, Dr. Belo-Osagie holds an LL.B (1975) from the University of Ghana, Legon, and an LL.M (1978) and SJD (1985) from Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. She was called to the Ghana Barin 1977 after obtaining a BL at the Ghana Law School in that same year and subsequently called to the New York Barin 1983. She attended the Nigerian Law School from 1983 to 1984 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1984 as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Dr. Belo-Osagie is married; a mother of four; and serves as a board member on a number of Nigerian and international companies and trustee/board member of several Nigerian and international not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations. In addition to her academic and professional qualifications, Dr. Belo-Osagie is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Segun Agbaje

Segun Agbaje

TRUSTEE
Segun started off his career as a staff auditor at Ernst & Young in San Francisco, America. He eventually returned to Nigeria in 1991 to work for GtBank as one of the very first set of employees. As a pioneer staff, he was present at most of the ground-breaking innovations the bank made. He worked his way up the ranks and by 2000,he was an executive director. By August 2002 he was Deputy Managing Director.
Segun Agbaje also played a pivotal role in the introduction of Valucard and Western Union Money Transfer. He also played an essential role in making GTBank the first Nigerian company and the first bank in Sub-Saharan Africa to feature on the list of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.

Nneka Okeke

Nneka Okeke

TRUSTEE
Nneka Okeke is the founder and CEO of Canvest Ltd. which was set up over twenty five years ago. Canvest initially concentrated on industrial market research, but gradually metamorphosed into a trading company. Their main focus today is Food Products, specifically instant dry yeast for the bakery industry and spices for consumers and the catering trade.
Prior to Canvest, Nneka Okeke held a number of senior positions in marketing and product development for multinational companies within the processed food industry. These included Unilever and Nestle Nigeria.

Gbenga Oyebode

Gbenga Oyebode

TRUSTEE
Gbenga Oyebode is the Chairman of Aluko & Oyebode, (Barristers & Solicitors) one of the largest intergrated law firms in Nigeria, with offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt.

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