The Empowa Team
United by a common mission, with the boldness to go where none went before and the willingness to quickly accept mistakes and to learn from them, the Empowa team is here to take the challenge knowing it will not be easy. But we are certain that the impact will be felt across the world
On the Ground Team
Chief Executive Officer/ Executing Director - Casa Real
Richard has over 10 years experience in affordable housing and worked in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Guinea, Senegal, Togo, Mozambique, Rwanda and Uganda
Head of Property Partnerships and Development - Empowa
Marie-Odile leads on Empowa’s relationships with delivery partners on the ground in Africa. She strongly believes that the Empowa platform is the answer to deal with many of Africa’s structural problems, based on her extensive experience in affordable housing.
Chief Construction Officer - Casa Real
Chief Human Resource Officer - Casa Real
Chief Sales Officer - Casa Real
Chief Finance Officer - Casa Real
Founder - Easy Housing
Co-Founder - Empowa
Glen Jordan has extensive experience with creating innovative, integrated learning networks (e-learning) and new media platforms. Coming from Africa, Glen realised that property is a long-term solution to prosperity. He turned this vision into his mission and laid the foundation for Empowa.
Co-Founder | CTO - Empowa
Phil has over 20 years experience in designing, implementing and leading large scale software, IT, and web based solutions. Phil wants to contribute to positive impact by applying new technologies to empower individuals and communities in reaching their full potential.
Strategic Partnerships and Marketing - Empowa
Greg combines his knowledge and skills in setting up and guiding marketing strategies and exposure with curiosity and passion for crypto and making an impact in the world. He grows awareness of the Empowa project through securing strategic partnerships and marketing.
Brand & Creative Director - Empowa
Working for more than 25 years in the Media and Technology industry, always going for the story behind the communication and visual.
Head of Quantitative Analytics and Risk
Andrew is leading the team’s quantitative modelling, valuation, and risk management activities. Experienced in blockchain application development, financial engineering, trust and estate management, and executive training.
Sustainability Architect - Empowa
Blane is an Architect and crypto content creator with a passion for environmental conservation. For Empowa, Blane combines his love of design and blockchain, to create innovative environmental solutions that are impactful, scalable and ultimately sustainable.
Chief Happiness Officer - Empowa
Hai has been supporting Empowa since 2019 in finding the right community and source of inspiration for the project. Hai is highly skilled in listening, understanding and guiding individuals in the direction that brings them most happiness in (work)life.
Front-end Developer - Empowa
Senny Kalidien is a very eligible front-end developer who is involved with the website and with more of the heavier technological applications like the NFT Canvas, ISPO calculator and Tokensale Dashboard.
Community Support Officer - Empowa
Bruno contributes to a robust and equitable governance structure for the Platform, shaped through collaboration with all the Platform participants.
Storytelling and communication advisor - Empowa
Alke seeks to combine her passion for writing, reading and listening to the power of the spoken and written word. Her mission is to give a voice to those so often referred to, but never really heard.
Producer & Documentary maker - Empowa
John wants to use his experience, skills, knowledge and network to enable organizations, individuals, and families to have their voices heard by sharing their images and stories in a powerful way.
Concept Development & Design Research - Empowa
Olivier sets and manages the creative direction of the Empowa Platform and NFTs
Texas Blockchain Council
John Dean Markunsas
Power of Chain Consultancy
Mercy Corps Ventures