BRIAN EFA: is with 10 years experience in Corporate and Investment finance, Brian Efa, is The Managing Partner of Jonel Hospitality Consulting and Founder Nigerian Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference.
Brian spent over 15 years in the hospitality sector and held various top finance positions including serving as the pioneer Assistance Financial Controller Southern Sun Ikoyi 2009 - 2011, Pioneer Deputy Chief Accountant Le Meridian Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort (2006 – 2008) and Finance and Admin Manager Le Chateau Hotel and Suite, Calabar 2005 - 2006.
His firm Jonel Hospitality Consulting a premium Tourism and Hospitality investment advisory firm is the organizer of the Nigeria Hotel and Tourism Investment conference and the Chairman, Brinel Integrated Systems Limited.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from University of Calabar and a Master’s of Science Degree In Corporate Finance from the University of Liverpool UK. Brian is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School, Holds a Certificate in Finance Management from Hotel School the Hague (Netherlands) and a Certificate in Hotel Management from Wavecrest Collage of Hospitality.
He has the following professional qualification: Associate Chartered Accountant, Associate of the Institute of Chartered Management Auditors, Certificate in international Financial Reporting ACCA (UK), Associate of the Institute of Credit and Risk Management and Member Hotel Accounting Association Uk.
Brian has attended several training in and outside the country including: , Lean Process Training ( Process Improvement) Programme – Nigeria , Six Sigma Certification Training (Green Belt) – South Africa , Process Change and Innovation Transfer Training- BELGIUM , Budgeting and Budgetary Control: Lagos Business School , Enabling Compliance with Financial Reporting Act: ICAN, Practical IFRS conversion Programme – ADRAC Business School , Finance and Operational Strategy-Simulation – Philips Consulting , United Nation/ JCI Global Partnership Summit on Sustainable Development Goal New York.