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Meet the Team

Laurent Lamothe

Founder and CEO

Known as Haiti’s most successful and longest-serving Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe is a visionary leader driven by a deep sense of global social responsibility. He is a thought leader in health, education, sustainable development and emerging markets. Lamothe’s approach is pragmatic, creative and far-sighted.

Angela Bennett

Managing Director

Angela has a BSocSc Honours (with distinction) in Psychological Research and a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology and Philosophy) from the University of Cape Town. She has worked in the telecommunications sector for the past 20 years, starting her career at Global Voice Group, and more recently was a programme director at Sandford University.

Angie Richardson

Public Relations

As a public relations specialist, with 20 years’ experience, Angie has accumulated a range of skills that assist organizations reach their strategic communications objectives. She has worked for a range of blue-chip companies, civil society organizations, as well as governments and political parties assisting them implement effective mechanisms to communicate with their stakeholders.

Cecilia Braunagel

Project Manager

Cecilia has a Bachelor in Science of Language and a Bachelor in Foreign Language, Literature and Civilization (Spanish) from the University of Caen, France. She has been working as Social Media Manager and Project Manager for the past 7 years.

Jean Geoffrion

IT Development

A graduate in Computer Science and Systems Engineering from the University of Quebec in Montreal, also holding a diploma from the same institution in Project Management, Jean Geoffrion has been a key personnel at some of the most prominent corporations in the IT sector.

Our preferred technology partner

In business since 1998 and present in more than 20 countries, GVG has gained global recognition for its outstanding achievements in the field of regulation and auditing systems. Recipient of the Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award, GVG has developed ground-breaking digital solutions that upgrade the way governments oversee different sectors of the economy. GVG works with ministries, telecom regulators, central banks, security authorities and revenue agencies across a number of critical areas, including: telecom data mining for regulatory oversight, mobile money and fintech regulation, data analytics for security, electronic control of taxes, revenue mobilization and overall management optimization through digital technologies.
In 11 countries, GVG has implemented state-of-the-art fraud management systems for the online detection of fraud and the localization of fraudsters. In the telecom sector alone, these solutions have allowed the authorities to reduce the revenue losses due to fraud and leakages by a rate of 54 to 99%. GVG helps partners not only to prepare for the challenges of a digitally transformed society, but also to take advantage of this transformation to improve regulatory oversight and revenue mobilization. More importantly, GVG makes these great opportunities fully accessible to governments and agencies, through flexible financing and partnership models adapted to each client.