Craft your Identity and learn to showcase your authentic self to the world. Our experts guide you through strategies that help you stand out, build credibility, and leave a lasting impression.
Master your Interactions and enhance your interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence. Our training equips you with tools to navigate complex social dynamics, communicate effectively, and lead with empathy.
Gain the confidence to captivate
any audience. From overcoming stage fright to delivering
persuasive speeches, sharpen your public speaking prowess and
ensure you leave a powerful impact.
At Public Image Africa, we believe that every individual has a unique story to tell, a distinctive culture to share, and an extraordinary potential to unlock. Our mission is to be your steadfast partner on the journey of cultivating a compelling personal brand that resonates with your audience, reflects your cultural identity, and paves the way for meaningful connections.
We are more than just a training company – we are storytellers, culture enthusiasts, and brand strategists, all rolled into one dynamic team. Our passion lies in understanding the diverse tapestry of cultures that make up Africa and harnessing this rich heritage to craft powerful and authentic personal brands.
Your personal brand is your legacy, and at Public Image Africa, we are dedicated to helping you shape it into something extraordinary. Whether you're an entrepreneur, artist, professional, or thought leader, our expertise will empower you to stand out in a crowded digital landscape while staying true to your cultural roots.
Embark on this transformative journey with us, where we go beyond branding – we create experiences, foster connections, and celebrate the vibrant tapestry of Africa.
Are you ready to capture the culture, craft compelling concepts, and cultivate lasting connections? Let's embark on this exciting adventure together. Your personal brand transformation starts here, at Public Image Africa.
Team Lead] Personal Branding, Emotional Intelligence
Leadership & Executive Presence
Derek serves as an executive trainer, coach, and facilitator, where he provides support to organizations and individuals striving for high performance. Over the years, he has trained and collaborated with hundred's of individuals and teams, assisting leaders, professionals, and entrepreneurs in elevating their earning potential.
His true passion lies in helping individuals bridge the gap between their current state and their desired level of proficiency in areas such as emotional intelligence, leadership, communication skills, and executive presence. He is a seasoned TEDx speaker and frequently contributes to the media, offering valuable insights on how to establish a positive and lasting presence for all the right reasons.
He holds a degree from S.H.U. University in Connecticut, U.S.A. and pursued further studies towards an MBA at the Helsinki School of Economics in Finland. Additionally, he is an alumnus of the Strathmore Business School and holds certification as an Emotional Intelligence Practitioner from Genos International. In an international corporate career spanning 15 years, Derek was Executive Director for the Global Chamber (Nairobi), Regional Director for the Alpha Group and he also worked as a Senior Financial Analyst at Bloomberg (New York), a Risk Analyst at the Edhec Risk Institute (France) and a Senior Communications Strategist with the London-based consultancy Africa practice.
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[Administrative & Finance Manager]
Meet Joyce, a seasoned business leader with over 30 years of progressive experience in management and operations. As the proud founder of our esteemed company, Joyce embodies the qualities of a true visionary and possesses an unwavering commitment to client success.
With a deep understanding of organizational dynamics, Joyce leverages her extensive expertise to craft and execute effective strategies that drive growth and foster long-term partnerships. She is dedicated to helping clients achieve their larger goals by providing personalized solutions and delivering exceptional results.
As a detail-oriented multi-tasker, Joyce thrives in fast-paced environments, ensuring that every aspect of client engagements is meticulously managed. Her commitment to excellence and ability to maintain composure under pressure guarantee timely and high-quality deliverables.
Above all, Joyce understands the value of building strong client relationships. With her unmatched integrity, professionalism, and commitment to client satisfaction, she has garnered a reputation for being a trusted partner and advisor.
[Project & Communications Manager]
Lulu Kiritu is a Public Relations & Communication professional with expertise in client relationship management, writing, media relations, events management and marketing. With 6 years’ experience, Lulu has had an opportunity to work with organizations in the private sector and multinational companies such as MasterCard, Western Union, and Alibaba. She has also worked with the government where she took part in organizing and managing inter-State events.
Lulu is currently a Communications and Marketing manager at Public Image Africa where she deals with clients on a one on one basis and also ensure the 360° smooth running of the company. She finds contentment is ensuring that clients are happy and satisfied.
Lulu is an ambitious and industrious individual who has achieved remarkable milestones throughout her career. She takes great pride in her adeptness at establishing meaningful connections with people, whether through her exceptional writing or engaging in person.
[Trainer] Leadership, Selling Skills & Customer Service
With an extensive background of over 20 years in leadership, human resources, and organizational development, David serves as the guiding force behind a team of four consultants, collectively delivering exemplary training and consultancy services of great value.
David's expertise as a consultant and facilitator in professional skills development is well-versed, particularly within the markets of Eastern and Central Africa Region. His knowledge extends to various critical skill areas that prove invaluable to organizations across all sectors. These areas include but are not limited to:
David firmly believes that anyone can develop passion for their endeavors by maintaining a positive attitude and continuously enhancing their skills. Such commitment ultimately leads to the development of success habits.
Terry is in charge of planning, organizing, and tracking all training activities and events within the organization.
She offers real-time support to facilitators ensuring timely management of needs analysis sessions both on-site and off-site, proper documenting of all data, transforming any raw data into communication with the training facilitators Terry is involved in training content and materials development and translation including researching content and transforming gathered material into meaningful and engaging summaries/ presentations on all related to training activities.
She maintains the overall calendar for training and all events including handling the associated logistics.
As a training coordinator she retains an effective process for tracking and reporting training enrollment, attendance, and completion of different courses. She is in charge of ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. Terry is also involved in designing and continuous improvement of different programs, promotion and marketing of the same to existing and new clients.
On completion of activities, events, and training, she prepares regular and ad-hoc reports as needed and ensures timely submission and presentation.
[Trainer] Strategy, Customer Service & Team Development
Edward is a highly accomplished professional with over 18 years of experience in education, training, and consultancy. His remarkable career includes successfully revitalizing and growing the executive training division at Inoorero University, formerly known as Kenya School of Professional Studies. Under his leadership, the division transformed into a profitable venture, achieving consistent growth and contributing significantly to the institution's success.
Edward's expertise extends beyond the university setting. He has collaborated with numerous companies across diverse industries, offering strategic insights and helping them perform competitively. His areas of specialization include leadership and governance, strategic selling, marketing and planning, strategic brand management, communication and interpersonal skills, customer care, and team building. Through his comprehensive knowledge and collaborative approach, Edward empowers organizations to achieve sustainable growth and maintain a competitive edge.
As a trusted consultant, Edward excels in analyzing industry sectors, fostering meaningful exchanges of ideas, and delivering tailored solutions. His dedication, track record of success, and unwavering commitment to excellence make him an invaluable partner for organizations seeking growth and competitive advantage.
I was a bit of a skeptic, until when practicing my CEO walk on the streets of Kampala a guy called out “Manager”. Nah just a coincidence I thought.. then today introduced myself in a forum as we were taught with a smile, gusto and top jacket buttons buttoned up… and everybody in the forum sought to shake my hand thinking I was important. Plus I got the beautiful girl’s number. IT WORKS big up Derek. This man is converted!
Every time I listen to the judgements and recommendations of Derek concerning anything for that matter I am 'left thirsty to maybe hear more from him, in the very many different aspects of life. He's got like real' rather practical insights, so whether he is a Judge, a Teacher, in a public or private gathering, You ought to get something from him to work with. His communication skills 'off the hook!'
I invited Derek to speak to members of The Gibebe Network and I was very impressed with his expertise in training individuals and organizations as a soft skills consultant and image strategist. His insights were practical, applicable to this market and easy to understand, members were impressed and many of them requested for more sessions. I highly recommend Derek.
At Public Image, we're dedicated to helping you transform your personal and professional life. When you choose us, you get:
Broad Industry Experience:
Our background in communications, strategy and business consultancy ensures a comprehensive understanding of your challenges and opportunities.
We understand that one size doesn't fit all. Our programs and coaching sessions are customized to meet your specific needs and goals.
Elevate your emotional intelligence, leadership, communication, business etiquette and executive presence, paving the way for your career growth.
With a global perspective gained from working around the world we bring a unique and well-rounded approach to our training.
We captivate all participants in our sessions by seamlessly blending compelling content with dynamic delivery.
A wealth of experience from seasoned trainers with a combined corporate working experience of over 60 years.