Abdul ‘Dewale Mohammed (ADM) is a Global Strategic Management, Public Relations and Marketing Consultant, a Prolific Entrepreneur, Renowned Public Speaker, Mentor, Author, Writer, Publisher and Philanthropist. Founder and Group Executive President of the Africa Asia Scholars Global Network (AASGON), and Founder/Chairman of the Global South Economic Forum (GSEF). The Global South Universities Association (GSUA) and the Global South Centre for Research Innovation Peace and Technology for Sustainable Development (G-SCRIPTS-D), ADM is a Signatory to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Member of the UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development (UKSSD), Affiliate Member of the International Association of Universities (IAU), Member European Alliance for Innovation (EAI), Strategic Partner, Danubius Academic Consortium (DAC) and Advisory Council Member/Associate of the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP).
A sturdy campaigner fora New and more proactive United Nations and the advancement of the Bandung Principle of the 1955 Asia Africa Conference and the Sustainability of the Global South, his organization’s most recent 2020 report to the UN SecretaryGeneral António Guterres along with his proposal on measures required to rebuild the bricks of our fractured world, as proclaimed by the World Economic Forum in 2018, can be obtained from the UN official website:
International Consultant at Exquisite Solutions, London, and Advisor International Business & Corporate Affairs BMC Advisors, ADM is the promoter of the Kofi Annan University for Human Development (KAUHD), Co-Founder and Patron of the World Consortium of Universities (WCU), Member of the Research Advisory Board of the IBMRD Journal of Management & Research, and Senior Advisor IARS International Research Journal. President European Chapter of the International Society for Data Science and Innovation – Global (ISDSI-G), ADM has three Trees planted in his honour in India (Chennai 2015, Bhopal 2016 and Chandigarh 2019).
Invited in 2016 by the Chinese Shanghai Foreign Investment Development Board in Shanghai, China to address Investors in South Africa, ADM with the official endorsement of the High Commissioner of South Africa to the United Kingdom, went on to establish the ‘Sino-African Diaspora Forum and Awards (SADFA). A strategic platform established to enhance growth and sustainable development, and the facilitation of trade, investments, culture and mutual cooperation between overseas Chinese and African Academics and Entrepreneurs, mainly resident in Europe and America, SADFA, was conceived to strengthen China’s Africa Policy, the ‘Five Major Pillars’ and Win-Win Cooperation for Common Development’ philosophy, address the mounting ‘Western Diatribe’ and the imbalances in the ChinaAfrica relations.
ADM recently initiated the Global South Diaspora Summit Awards and Expo (GSD-SAE) to facilitate mutual relationship and engagements between Migrants in the Western countries towards bridging the North-South Divide and the attainment of peace and prosperity of developing countries. Representing United Kingdom, 10 countries in South East Asia and Africa, Abdul ‘Dewale Mohammed (ADM) was in 2012 appointed International Strategic Business and Marketing Consultant by the UN Head Office New York based World Energy Forum (WEF). Thereby the WEF 2012 Strategic Global Media Event he officially proposed was under his guidance, successfully organized by the Government of Dubai (UAE) at the Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa (the world’s tallest building) in Dubai, UAE on 19th July 2012. Founder of the African Child Association (ACA), the African Children Strategic Alliance and the ACA Social Enterprise, as a Children’s Rights Advocate and Social Entrepreneur well acknowledged by the UK government, Abdul in 2005 established a multi-purpose social enterprise centre in Westminster, the heart of the City of London.
Beneficiaries of the humanitarian self-sustaining project included ex-offenders, refugees, lone parents and young people not in education, training or employment, and those with disabilities and mental health issues. With his clients trained in computing, plumbing, electrical, painting and decorating, plastering, carpentry and in the manufacturing of black bin bags for local authorities, the multi diverse projects conducted from four outsized shop units and from an allocated government school in Lambert Walk, London, operated a Recruitment Centre, ICT Centre, a Money Exchange Centre, a Charity Shop, a Hair Salon, Music Recording Studio and a Youth Empowerment and Skills Training Centre.
Protecting and Promoting Children’s Rights, he has to-date singularly raised over £25m (including his personal resources) for charity causes in Nigeria and the UK and was instrumental to the submission of proposals by children to the office of the Mayor of London and the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) on how best to make London and the UK in general, a safer community and child friendly society. ADM is blessed with a wonderful wife, Wendy and has four highly industrious children and five lovely grandchildren. He loves the Arts and the game of Rugby, Polo, Table Tennis, Squash and Football.