Team

Armand A. Biko’o, CEO – a founder of CAMNARES, Armand was previously a respected lecturer in Nature Conservation at South Africa’s Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and the University of South Africa (UNISA). He was born in a small village in southeast Cameroon from the Mpiemo tribe, one of Cameroon’s 252 officially recognized tribes. After finishing secondary school in Cameroon, Armand obtained a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Nature Conservation from Tshwane University of Technology on scholarship.

Boubakari, COO – though born and raised in Cameroon’s capital city, Yaoundé, Boubakari’s family is from the north where he returned for secondary school and a bachelor’s degree in Social Science from the University of Ngaoundéré. After graduation, he went to Holland to play professional football before an injury forced his return to Cameroon. He has done his postgraduate degree in human resources. Boubakari has been working with CAMNARES and Cameroon Inc. ever since.

Yves Mogba, CFO – Yves is the crown prince of his tribe (M’bimou) and has a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Yaoundé II SOA. He completed an additional two-year program in Accounting and has served as an accounting teacher and school administrator. He is now following a two-year management training at Advanced Institute of Public Management in Yaoundé.

Catherine L. Lam, European Representative – Catherine was born and raised in Switzerland where she completed an undergraduate degree from University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW). She worked for Swiss luxury watch and medical device companies in marketing before joining Cameroon Inc. Catherine is based in Geneva, Switzerland and speaks German, French and English.

Wayne C. W. Lau, Chairman – Wayne was born and raised in Hawaii before attending Princeton University for a bachelor’s degree, and Cambridge University (Trinity College) for a master’s degree in engineering under a Marshall Scholarship. He followed a career in finance in Southeast Asia for nearly three decades before moving to Geneva where his wife works for the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. He is presently a Visiting Researcher at the Center for Sustainable Development at Cambridge University.