JUMOKE KASSIM

JUMOKE KASSIM

JUMOKE KASSIM

Ms. Jumoke Kassim, a Sustainability Consultant, is a horticulturist and a German trained Landscape Architect, from Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Germany. She holds a B.Sc. degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and has Professional Garden Design training from the Chelsea College of Arts & Design, University of London, UK.

She is the Chief Executive Officer for Naturescape Ltd a horticultural and landscape consulting firm and an Alumna of Cherie Blair Foundation and a past Team Member of the UNEP-Finance Initiatives & Green House Gas Protocol Technical Working Group (UNEP-FI GHG TWG) developing the Green House Gas Reporting Standards for Financial Institutions globally.

Ms Kassim is a member of 2016-2018 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award Nomination Committees representing the Africa Region. (IFLA -International Federation of Landscape Architects). She recently became a member of the TWG for the NESREA Extended Producer Responsibility Implementation Plan for E-Waste in Nigeria. She is also a Fellow of the Women Leaders for the World Program 2017 of the Global Women Leadership Network-GWLN in California, USA. She recently got appointed as the Country Representative for Village Green Global Inc. a United State based sustainable funding organisation supporting sustainable projects.

Due to her interest in green initiatives she founded EarthShield International Foundation, an environmental NGO with the objective of promoting Sustainable business operation & lifestyle, climate adaptation, creation of green parks & green jobs for young people where she also serves as an Executive Director.