Taka Awori 

SpecialityGroup Head of Business Development - DPO Group

Taka Awori is a seasoned Business Development professional working in varies industries to include recruitment, construction, logistics, advertising and Fintech. 

Taka has worked for Direct Pay Online (A leading Fintech in Africa) as the Group Head of Business Development prior to moving to work as an independent consultant.  While at DPO Group, she was responsible for sourcing, negotiation and executing strategic business deals and partnerships across its products and solutions. She was also in Charge of managing the Group Business Development team working across the continent. 

Taka brings over a decade of experience in sourcing, structuring and negotiating complex deals with global technology companies and other verticals. 

Prior to DPO Group, Taka was the Regional General Manager for the City Clock Group, General Manager Urgent Cargo Group, Senior Business Development Executive at Ipsos Research Firm and a Community Regeneration manager for Mace Group (Mace sustain) in UK.  She has generated and managed portfolios of millions of dollars in revenues across her roles. 

Taka holds a PGCE 7407(Teaching) from University of East London and A bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications for Africa Nazarene University.  

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