Our Team

Jorn Lyseggen Founder of MEST and Founder & Executive Chairman of Meltwater

Natasha Nissar

Natasha NissarMeltwater Chief of Staff & Board Member at MEST

Ashwin Ravichandran Portfolio Advisor

Femi Adewumi Programs Director

Israel Agbeti Director of Operations

Greg Coussa Strategic Director

Emily FiagbedziDirector of Training Program

Angela Ankomah Duho Programs Manager

David Quartey Finance Manager

Jeffrey Agbo Logistics & Operations Manager

Ophesmur Adjei Communication and Community Manager

Gerhard Malah Head of Projects

Liana Tamakloe-Ekuadzi Programs Manager

Kwesi Amissah Transport and Security Manager

Felicia Vinyo Head Chef & Kitchen Manager

Funke Makinwa Marketing and Recruitment Manager

Kafui NtumyCreative Manager

Samuel Owusu IT Co-ordinator

Bhavik Doshi Research and Impact Manager

Rhema Andah Programs Associate

Thomas Kensah Software Developer

Stephen Adomako Programs Associate

Abena Opeibea Anie-Budu Business Development Associate

Mary Eshun Programs Associate

Daniel Delali Hutorwu Portfolio Associate, Data and Analytics

Francis Elikem Akondor Marketing and Recruitment Associate

Marian-Rhoda Akondor Programs Associate

Joseph Kumassey-DugbateyMobile Developer (Flutter)

Mica Woode.Research and Impact Associate, MEST Africa

Rhoda Fletcher Project Associate

Kezia Alloteh EIT Operations Associate

Owusua Amoo-Acheampong EIT Recruitment Associate

Robertha DonkorResearch and Impact Associate

Zadock AvemegahCreative Associate


MEST offers aspiring entrepreneurs from across Africa a fully sponsored, intensive 12 month training program, access to funding and an extensive global network. Are you ready to become one of Africa’s leaders in tech?