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Ehizua is a social enterprise providing equal access to affordable vocational training and quality higher education as well as fostering innovation and entrepreneurship by bridging Financial and Digital Divides to ensure equal access to information and knowledge. We provide equal access through the establishment of Education and Creative Technology Hub, Education Financing, and creating access to jobs in Australia, Asia, and Africa. We facilitate Universities admissions and Scholarship, online program delivery, and empower participants through our Skills-based training, Job Assist program, Corporate accelerator program and Corporate venture capital (CVC).

Meet our Team

Our advisors, Executive Managements, Operations, and organisational staff are our most asset, as one team, we take collective pride in our reliable service.

Matthias Ehizua

Founder/CEO

Simba Marekera

Education Financing Adviser

Martha Hendra

Education Partnership Director

Thohir Omoloye

Chief Technology Officer

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Partnership

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If your priorities and aspiration align with us, contact us.

Projects

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Contact Us

If your priorities and aspiration align with us for partnership, collaboration, or you like to learn more, get involve as an employee, advisor, mentor. Drop us a message.

Address

16 Buckingham Street Surry Hills NSW 2010

Call Us

+61 2 8970 0696

Email Us

enquiry@ehizua.com

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Matthias Ehizua

Founder/CEO

Matthias shared in the believe that access to affordable quality education and fostering innovation and entrepreneurship are best way to achieve inclusive and equal education with enhanced graduate outcomes in Africa and Asia. This believes drives the founding values of Ehizua.

Matthias oversees the strategic direction of Ehizua and provides holistic and collaborative approach to education financing, education marketing and as well as fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.

Matthias have over 12 years combined experience in financial and educational services in Australia, Asia, and Africa, mainly, in Education financing, Education Marketing, Career Development, and Business Development. Matthias gained most of his professional experience from working with Australian for UNHCR and Christian Super. Matthias has firsthand experience in starting and running an education agency and have demonstrated experience in providing training, business development and marketing for Universities and Colleges in Australia, Canada, Vietnam, Nigeria, Botswana and Mauritius. Matthias coordinate in-country marketing activities in Australia, Philippines, South Africa, Botswana, Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana.

Matthias work with Allianz, Medibank and BUPA as a vendor in providing access to affordable oversea student health insurance.

Matthias graduated with a Master of Taxation in Taxation and Financial Planning Specialization from The University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from Charles Darwin University. Matthias completed a course in Disruptive Strategy with Harvard Business School and is well versed in innovation theories and practices.

Simba Marekera

Education Financing Adviser

Simba extensive experience in developing inclusive education financing structures in Australia and Latin America, United States and Europe will contribute to Ehizua mission of bridging the financial divides for qual education in Africa and Asia.

Simba is an experienced and motivated impact investment executive who aims to use his financial expertise, business acumen, leadership skills and global networks to finance businesses that empower underserved and financially excluded communities and individuals.

He is the Head of Investment Solutions at Brightlight Group. Lead Brightlight’s work in designing and managing impact investment portfolios with and on behalf of institutional investors, government entities and non-profit organisations, foundations and family offices that are looking to allocate capital in line with UN Sustainable Development Goals with the goal of transforming lives.

Prior to that, he spent 6 years managing Christian Super’s alternatives, fixed income and Impact Investment portfolios where he helped to commit close $150 million to Impact Investments. He is the co-Founder of Ignition Impact (www.ignitionimpact.com), an Angel Network of Australian professionals that invests in high growth and high social impact African SMEs and EdFin (www.edfin.com.au), a fintech company that provides affordable and responsible education financing for international students in Australia.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Yale University and Masters of Applied Finance from Western Sydney University. He has focused his career on managing portfolios of private markets investments with focus on driving both financial returns and measurable social or environmental impact (i.e. impact investments).

Martha Hendra

Education Partnership Director

Martha Hendra brings 30 years of teaching, quality assurance and managing program delivery within the international student education sector to Ehizua.

Her passion and commitment to English language education is coupled with being multi-lingual and recently learning Igbo and Yoruba languages.

Martha gained most of professional experience from working with Institute of Languages [UNSW], USQ Sydney Education Centre, JANCO Educational Services, and Bridge Business College.

In her role as an Academic Manager, Martha has had extensive experience in curriculum design and course development within the areas of Business English, English for Specific Purposes and English for Academic Purposes. In addition, she has a wide knowledge of quality assurance procedures and compliance within the tertiary education sector.

Martha supports our mission to facilitate access to quality education globally and manages our education partnership and the challenges associated with online course delivery quality assurance and course design that improve graduate outcomes with access to jobs on graduation. Ensuring QA and Designing courses that meet modern workplace requirements for graduates in terms of technology, oral presentation and writing a report becomes a major success factor for enhanced graduate outcomes. A balance of having well developed language skills, technical know-how and training is also fundamental to future success in any field of employment.

Martha completed MA in TESOL (Linguistics), University of Southern QLD, MA in Arts [Asian Studies], University of NSW,
Certificate in Adult TESOL, Sydney Technical College [TAFE]
Certificate in Teaching in the Multicultural Classroom, Sydney Technical College [TAFE] and BA [Asian Studies] with Honors, Australian National University

Thohir Omoloye

Chief Technology Officer

Tohir is a seasoned Lead software engineer and enterprise solutions architect. An expert in business process automation and cloud architecture.

As Chief Technology Officer with Ehizua Tohir is leading solutions in bridging the digital divides in online program delivery and graduate outcomes, providing technical leadership and insight to entrepreneurship and innovation, enhancing our offerings and start Up’s venture.

Tohir has over 10 years of experience developing and supporting automated systems for startups across various sectors in the US, Australia, Ireland and Nigeria.

Tohir graduated from Griffith College Dublin where he badged BSc (Honours) in Computing Science with First Class in 2019. An alumni of Harvard Business School Online where he participated in Entrepreneurship Essentials April 2020 cohort.