Robert P. Moore Bernardos
Director of International Affairs & Business Diplomacy, Leaders Without Borders Development Centre
Robert P. Moore Bernardos is a dynamic, high-calibre senior international executive with more than 30 years of cross-sector experience in; Diplomacy, Telecoms, Financial Services, Insurance, Banking, Logistics & Investors/Investments.
His experience cuts across Europe, Asia & Africa managing businesses & institutional relations with people at all levels within organizations & institutions, including Senior Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments as well as Members of International Organisations.
Robert is fluent in five different Languages namely; English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, can read & write Russian, & basic level spoken.
Robert sits as the Protocol & Diplomacy Consultancy Director for International Business in Madrid, Spain
He is a Member of the Executive Administrative Council & Director of the International & Diplomatic Affairs Committee of Accademia di San Pietro , Italy.
He is the Director, General Chancellery for Institutional, International & Diplomatic Relations & International Cooperation, Croce Reale, Italy.
A Partner at Gregori International Services responsible for international financial advisory,
A former National Director at IICCI-OIC.
A former Senior Adviser, Office of the CFO Bel Swiss Bank BY, also served as Senior Project Manager at a major JV (Swiss-Belarusian) bank in Minsk, Belarus.
A former European Operations Manager at Atradius NV,
A former Senior Project IT Operations Manager at Fujitsu Technology Services BV – European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO, formerly OHIM) – EU Commission – Alicante, Spain.
Haven worked with major MNC´s as well as within the public/government sector, managing & delivering major projects, Robert possesses a wealth of expertise & knowledge that forms a valuable contribution to any endeavour.
Roberts currently sits as a Executive Board Member of several International Boards & Committees in 3 different Countries.
Here are some of his Career Highlights:
● Adjunct CFO, managing financial reporting, analytics, and operations, within a Public Financial Entity (jointly operated by the Spanish Government & the ECB: popularly referred to as a “bad bank”), preparing monthly Controller’s information packs to the participant banks involved, the ECB and Spanish government.
● Senior manager for a project restructuring procurement with a view to outsource an exceptionally large part of operations in a major airline.
● Interim CFO for a state-owned telecommunications company, leading the transformation project, reporting both to the Board and to the Vice Minister of Telecommunications of the Republic of Angola.
● Senior Project manager in the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)with the remit to improve service delivery and reduce costs.
● Managed projects & teams in difficult and challenging environments
◦ Hostile environments (saving failed projects, projects encountering change resistance & company-wide industrial actions)
◦ Hardship locations: Angola & Mozambique.
● Project manager for projects that established Shared Service Centres in Madrid (Spain), Prague (Czech Republic) and Singapore.
● Managed large (210 people) geographically distributed (Europe, India, Singapore) teams of PM’s, BA’s and SME’s.
● Managed projects with multicultural teams and across different time zones & geographies.
● Greatly improved realisation of business benefits by 21% by imposing strict programme/project management criteria.
● Managed projects with focus on consolidating Financials and IT to reduce operating costs & improve efficiencies.
● Managed projects and streamlined day-to-day operations by re-engaging staff, implementing not only commitment but facilitating enrolment and empowerment in project teams.
● Managing projects with a focus on
◦ People, with focus on commitment, engagement & enrolment
◦ Processes (As-Is vs. To-Be)
◦ Methods & procedures.
Just to mention a few.
Hon. Anastancia Ndhlovu
International Representative for Southern Africa.
Hon. Anastancia served in Zimababwe’s Government & the National Assembly of Zimbabwe as Deputy Minister of Tourism & Hospitality Industry from September 2015 to November 27, 2017 & as a Legislator from March 29, 2008 to January 10th, 2018 respectively.
She represented the Zimbabwe Government & the Parliament of Zimbabwe in many national, regional, continental & international meetings in general including Tourism & Travel engagements in particular. She also has vast youth development experience at both the national and global levels having served as the Vice Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Youth Council & as Vice President of the World Federation of Democratic Youth based in Budapest, Hungary, respectively.
Prior to the above mandate, Anastancia was the Head of the Parliament of Zimbabwe Delegation to the UN Climate Change Negotiations.This role saw her spearheading the formation of the GLOBE Chapter in Zimbabwe & subsequently becoming its inaugural President before her appointment into the Executive.
Anastancia is currently the Director of WOW Africa responsible for the Southern African Region and the Former Vice President of the Women Advancement for Economic & Leadership Empowerment in Africa for Southern Africa as well as its former Country Coordinator for Zimbabwe.
She is also responsible for running the Projects Office of the ZANU PF Women’s League at the ruling Party’s Headquarters.
She also sits as the Director of Manna Ventures (Pvt) Ltd, a vehicle with interests in Agriculture, Mining, lmage Branding, Public Relations & Brand Repositioning as well as lnvestor Promotion, among others.
Anastancia is also the Founder & President of Manna Foundation, a Trust in pursuit of gender equality & inclusion, climate change adaptation & mitigation, Entreprenuership & Co-operative development, among others.
Dr. Louisa Akaiso
Leaders Without Borders Development Centre, USA.
Dr. Louisa Akaiso is an International Master Trainer, certified by the International Civility Trainer Consortium (ICTC).
She’s internationally known as a Civility Trainer & Leadership Expert with focus on Leadership Ethics & Presence, Image Branding, & International Protocol.
Louisa Akaiso is the first recipient of the Golden Rule Civility “Trailblazer Award” and gained the status of the Golden Rule Civility Statesman from the Golden Rule Civility Initiative based in Indiana, USA.
As a John Maxwell Ambassador, Louisa Akaiso was a core part of the special delegation which recently conducted a national not-for-profit leadership education project known as Transformación Costa Rica.
As an renowned author, Louisa Akaiso’s publications includes the following books; The Civilized Leader, Poetic Civility and True Civility – all available on Amazon.
These books convey her enormous knowledge in Leadership Empowerment, Women Development, Civility & Collaboration.
Louisa Akaiso brings over fifteen years’ experience in active etiquette coaching, personal branding, image consulting, leadership & international protocol.
During the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, Louisa hosted the first virtual World Civility Summit, a conference which attracted participants & speakers from all the continents of the globe.
She also runs a program for female entrepreneurs called “Acceleration Blueprint”.
Leaders Without Borders Development Centre, Tanzania.
Ms. Emma Kawawa , a Goodwill Ambassador is an Innovative, Creative and Passionate lady.
She sits as the CEO of Entango Investments Limited, a firm that encourages Trade and Investment Promotions & Cross Border Partnerships.
She is the Founder & Chairperson of Tanzania Women CEOs Roundtable, the Country Director of African Business Roundtable and Nepad Business Group, the Country Director, New Faces New Voices, the Vice Chairperson, Women Arise Africa, Chairperson of Tanzania Women Empowerment and Innovations, & Executive Director, Tanzania Petroleum Products Ltd.
She was a member of the Board of Director’s of the Tanzania Investments Centre from 2005 -2010.
Leaders without Borders Development Centre, India.
Amit Sarawagi is the Co-founder & CEO of Trueledger Tech Pvt. Ltd (a consulting firm which Amit founded in 2017 achieved more than USD $1M in 3 years in consulting fee).
He is the Co-founder & CEO of AMOOLAYA Transformation Foundation (a not-for-profit entity for imparting affordable education & special focus on entrepreneurial education globally).
A Global DISC Practitioner of ICQ Global Ltd, UK, he holds an Executive MBA from the University of Bedfordshire, UK.
He is an Alumni of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, a Chartered Accountant from ICAI, a Certified Independent Board Director from Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs.
A Business Excellence Award recipient, The Bizz Award from World Confederation of Business, Houston, Texas, USA & top 50 Global Key Influencer by eYs Magazine, Australia.
Amit Sarawagi imparted the Entrepreneurship Mindset Curriculum (EMC) at Delhi Government Schools by Government of Delhi.
He sits as Interim Chair for India & Asia for Hope Ambassador, Africa.
He worked with global consulting majors like PwC & Deloitte for a decade.
Rodrigue Anthony Moapa Walla
Leaders Without Borders Development Centre, Gabon.
Rodrigue Anthony MOAPA WALLA also sits as the President of the Network of Organizations of Young African Leaders of the United Nations (ROJALNU-Africa).
Amb. Karima Rhanem
Leaders Without Borders Development Centre, Morocco.
Amb. Karima Rhanem, is the President of the International Center of Diplomacy and CEO of Africa My Home.
She is also the North Africa coordinator for the Innovation for Change Hub Africa and co-founder of the African Network of Youth Policy Experts.
She is also an international expert in public policy and strategic and digital communication. She is a multi-award winner with more than 34 national and international awards and recognitions and is ranked among the Top 30, 50 and 100 most Influential Young Leaders in Africa.
She was also selected among Top 100 Women CEOs in Africa.
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