Emmanuelle Namiech

Emmanuelle Namiech
retrained as a Business & Executive Coach after a 20-year commercial career holding senior management positions in global media companies. As member of the Senior Management team of ITV Global Entertainment, she played a pivotal role in the design and implementation of its strategy to grow the business and its profitability.

She established an independent, boutique Coaching & Mentoring Consultancy in 2012, delivering individual and team coaching to senior executives and help them capitalise on their strengths, improve their performance and best handle the challenges of leadership & management and starting/owning a business.

A founding member and non-executive Director of Potential Mentoring CIC, she is committed to championing social enterprise and building up a sustainable business that supports young people.

Apay Obang-Oyway

Apay Obang-Oyway
has, for over 10 years worked in the IT industry, within the channel for global corporate enterprises. Today, Apay is the General Manager Ingram Micro Cloud, Northern Europe. Over the past two years Apay, has been instrumental in developing the UK Cloud commercial strategy for Ingram Micro. The customer/client/user is Apay’s focus and understanding and addressing their needs is key to delivering valuable partnerships.

Apay has a keen interest in geopolitics, hockey and skiing. He holds an MBA from the University of Liverpool, which has augmented his passion for delivering ITC solutions that address business challenges for today and tomorrow. His interest in the ICT industry has been driven by his keen interest on geopolitics and how technology plays a major role in the sustainable socio-economic development from low income to high income economies.

Patrick Vernon OBE

Patrick Vernon OBE
is a Clore Fellow and Director of Every Generation Media. He is Committee member of Healthwatch England, and works for the National Housing Federation as Health Partnership Coordinator.

He is an Associate Fellow for the Department of History of Medicine at Warwick University, Advisory Board. He is also a member of NHS England Equality Diversity Council, Advisory board member for Time To Change and former member of the Labour and the Coalition government Ministerial Advisory for Mental Health.

Patrick is a leading expert on African and Caribbean genealogy in the UK and founder of Every Generation and 100 Great Black Britons.

Patrick was awarded an OBE in June 2012 for his contribution in tackling health inequalities for ethnic minority communities.

Yvonne Williams

Yvonne Williams
has a BA Hons in Social Policy and a Post Graduate Dip/MA from Southbank University. An experienced individual with over 20 years of working within the public sector and most recently, as a Head of Service for a West London Housing Association, Yvonne is now employed as the Operations Manager at Potential Mentoring.

An expert communicator and manager, she is able to cultivate a wide range of valuable networks and relationships that have benefited the communities she has worked with in order to effect change.

Yvonne would say her areas of particular interest focus on community regeneration and enterprise, but her true passion is to see real change in the Youth Justice System by addressing inequality and ensuring that children and young people have a strengthened voice in all areas of their lives and we are lucky and proud to have Yvonne join Potential Mentoring Board.

Samuel Campbell

Samuel Campbell
works as a Software Engineer. He has a degree in Software Engineering and has spent many years helping various teams to ensure that goals are achieved.

Samuel is concerned how successive generations are reacting to the previous and current trends that exist in society and the probable future effects of our collective decisions.

A self-confessed optimistic realist and truth seeker, Samuel is dedicated to ensuring that the necessary information is available and utilised, so that our collective decisions lead to universal happiness… “We need to satisfactorily understand the effects of our actions so that we can make more appropriate decisions”. His skills include Organisation, IT technical, Mediation, Problem Solving and Team Building.