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Emmanuel Matthews Emmanuel Matthews

RHEMA Consulting Group Ltd


International Business Executive, Consultant & Public Speaker



Emmanuel Matthews, MBA, Dip MS, CHP, MCMI: An international business entrepreneur and finance/investment consultant with more than 24 years progressive enterprise, economic regeneration and management expertise culminating as an international structured project finance and corporate advisory specialist for businesses and government agencies within the UK and Africa. An accomplished corporate strategist, finance advisor and management consultant with deep understanding of the benefits of social and commercial entrepreneurships and in-depth understanding of the services offered by international Investment Banks, Export-Import Banks, Private Equity & Investment Corporation, other Financing Organisations and multi-lateral agencies to businesses in emerging markets and economies.

A consummate management trainer, speaker and conference host – extensively trained innumerable business executives and entrepreneurs; chaired and hosted a number of corporate events and speaks regularly on corporate strategy, leadership, principles of management, regeneration, project financing, trade development and Public Private Partnerships/ Private Finance Initiatives (PPP/PFI). He is the founder & CEO of Regen Africa Foundation, a social enterprise based in the UK with a focus on promoting economic and political leadership in Africa. He is also the CEO and board director of a number of businesses in the UK and strategic advisor to charities and businesses in the UK and Africa.

Industry Expertise (3)

Program Development

Training and Development

International Trade and Development

Areas of Expertise (3)

Corporate Strategy & Governance

Economic Regeneration & Development

Corporate Leadership

Accomplishments (3)

Regen Africa Initiative (professional)

Founder and pioneered teh establaishment of an international social enterprise to promote sustainable economies - business and political leadership across Africa in 2005. Organised a number of conferences, exhibitions, networking events and publications on promoting Trade and not Aid for Africa. Our focus is to promote effective trade relations and entrepreneurships through the SME's.

Economic Regeneration & Developmenmt (professional)


Strategic Project Partner for the delivery of a 6-year economic regeneration and community development project for a London Borough as part of £57 million regeneration project. Including responsibility for managing technical support and development programmes. Developed, managed and delivered a range of EU funded projects and financing proposal/project appraisals for a combined total of £120 million strategic development and community renewal programmes for 5 years.

International Trade Development (professional)


Successfully facilitated international Project Financing and Trade Development - negotiated and brokered$250 million loan and equity finance for a large retail and leisure park in West Africa and provided advice for investment programme for number oil refineries, real estate developers, airline and energy/power generating companies across Africa.

Education (1)

London South Bank University: Masters In Business Administration - MBA, Strategic Business Management 1994

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Studies - DipMS



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Corporate Training


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