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Val is a reputation management leader and critical thinker with over 25 years of intense, unbroken Africa-wide experience earned in Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire, and South Africa across the marketing spectrum of public relations, advertising, strategic communications consulting, strategy development, media relations management, and leadership development. A former Communications and Capacity Development Consultant at the African Development Bank (AfDB), he has a deep knowledge of the work of international development organizations and managing communication for development in multi-cultural, multilingual, and highly competitive environments. Skilled in delivering complex, multifaceted international conferences, media parleys, interviews, and other communication logistics, Val managed advertising and public relations budgets in the neighborhood of $800 million while chairing the communication roles of several Fortune Global 500 companies including Coca-Cola, Nestle, Emirates, Cadbury, Motorola, and MTN.

He holds the degree of Master of Communication Arts (MCA) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and currently working on the Doctor of Business Administration degree (DBA) at the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. A consummate writer who is enthralled by "Creative Nonfiction," he has written several business books for CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners, and academics as a ghostwriter in subject areas like Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), youth motivation and empowerment, business apprenticeships and incubation, and an account of the stewardship of a University President. He is married and blessed with four lovely children.  

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