Meet the team at Assert.
We are here to help you grow your business.
Team ASSERT has a wealth of experience at its fingertips and we are here just for you. Call in to our new offices in Brufut for a coffee and a chat to see how we can help you become more profitable by being more responsible and sustainable.
Discover the power of a member based organisation and benefit from it's team and their experience.
Meet Dave, having travelled extensively in the developing world, Dave has finally hung up his rucksack in Janjanbureh, Central River Region, where he is founder and owner of Fair Play Gambia River Adventures.
He has a Post-graduate certificate in sustainable development from Keele University and is passionate about being on the river, motorbiking, Liverpool FC and spending time with his wife and young kids.'
Meet Kelly, expert Horticulturist and Manageress of My Farm.
Lived in the Gambia for over 16 years and work under various projects including Gambia is Good.
Kelly holds a master degree in horticulture and has years of experiences in local product develop and training.
MEET Kebba: A tourism and hospitality management graduate from the Institute of Travel and Tourism of The Gambia (ITTOG) with an advance diploma. Having previously worked with various tourism stakeholders he also has experience in marketing having worked with the online digital marketing agency “Quest”. His experience and knowledge about tourism and related activities will certainly be an added value to small and medium scale enterprises at large and to ASSERT in particular.
Meet Saidykhan a Database manager with years of experience working at one of Gambia’s leading GSM operators, QCELL. He holds an Intermediate, Elementary and Advance Diploma in database with a computer hardware and customer satisfaction from QuantumNET Institute of Technology. His experience will help in building an authentic database for ASSERT.
Meet Jerreh, President of The National Tourist Guides.
Mr. Camara has been a tour guide for over 10 years. He has a superior experience in guiding visitors around The Gambia and his knowledge of tourism products in the Gambia is second to none. He represents the NTG association through the board at ASSERT.
Meet Momodou, a business and tourism consultant with years of senior management experiences.
He holds MSc Finance and Investment , MSc International Economic Banking and Finance , BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance , and is ACCA part qualified (professional level).
Momodou’s wealth of experience will significantly help ASSERT achieve its aims and objectives in promoting SME’s to sustainably develop and grow
Meet Ebrima, a Travel and Tourism specialist. He holds a Higher Teacher's Certificate (HTC) in English Language and an Intermediate Diploma in Travel and Tourism from ITTOG. Ebrima has four year experience in teaching which enhance his public speaking and language skills.Ebrima’s up to date knowledge of Tourism and his experience working with different people will help ASSERT in realising its core values.
Meet Shakina, who moved to Gambia in 2017 and made it her permanent home. She previously lived and worked in the UK as a lawyer and policy developer. Shakina's career has been wide and varied and includes working with the government on policy development, training the police and other strategic bodies.
Shakina is a nutritional expert and prepares foods to heal the body, Nubian Health was formed in 2015 in the UK to offer nutritional advice and to supply tailor made herbal remedies to promote self-healing.
Shakina is excited to be joining the ASSERT board to offer her skills and expertise in professional packaging, training and strategic development.
Meet Bubacarr, the Owner of Solomon's Beach Bar.
Solomon's Beach Bar is one of Gambia's finest offering delicious mixed taste of traditional and continental food.
Solomon's is located at the front entrance of palma Rima beach, surrounding by and in the mist of other businesses of traditional and cultural fashions wears and artifacts.
Bubacarr's experience in tourism and restaurant service standards will contribute and enhance the activities and efforts offered by ASSERT in supporting small and medium size businesses to succeed.
Meet Modou, he is a social entrepreneur and Agriprenuer, with background in information technology and management experience spanning more than 19 years.
He is founder and CEO of Innovative Minds and Gambia's first agro and local produce platform, (FarmFresh)
Mr Njie has worked in the financial sector serving as Head of Technology (Guaranty Trust Bank), IT Manager Reliance Financial services and IT consultant for both Deloitte & Touche and UNDP.
Mr Modou Njie's experience will increase visibility to members and product development.