Expertise: Leadership, Emotional intelligence, and Communication.

Devaan Hanmation-Mom

Devaan Hanmation-Mom is a seasoned media professional and development sector expert with over two decades of experience in television journalism, project management, and training. Currently serving as the Director of Training and Development at Fuzurik Innovative Solutions Ltd., Devaan spearheads the design and implementation of innovative learning strategies that align with the company’s vision. Her role extends to shaping the company’s external narrative and enhancing its brand visibility through strategic communications and advocacy initiatives.

Devaan’s extensive experience is further highlighted by her position as the Managing Director of Media Networking Consultancy and Advisory Ventures Ltd. (MNAVE), a company she co-founded in 2013. At MNAVE, she oversees the delivery of high-quality training and consultancy services, specializing in television production and development sector work. Her leadership and vision have driven the firm’s growth, establishing its reputation for excellence in providing bespoke training and media services.

Her career trajectory includes significant roles such as Consultant Project Officer at FCT Community & Social Development Project, where she managed communication campaigns, produced news stories, and facilitated advocacy through strategic communication. As a Behaviour Change Communication Coordinator at Abt Associates, Devaan planned and launched effective communication campaigns, resulting in community acceptance of key health initiatives.

Devaan’s tenure at BBC World Service Trust as an Interactive Television Trainer showcased her ability to supervise and train TV producers on interactive HIV programs, create TV training templates, and oversee video production processes. Her role as a Senior Producer at Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) further cemented her expertise in writing, editing, and producing compelling news stories and features, as well as anchoring several programs.

Devaan holds a Master’s degree in Management from the University of Liverpool and a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Benue State University. Her commitment to professional development is evident through numerous trainings in project management, strategic communication, and television production.

Devaan’s career is distinguished by numerous awards and commendations, reflecting her dedication and excellence in the media and development sectors. Passionate about using media as a tool for social change, she continues to leverage her skills to train the next generation of media professionals and drive impactful communication strategies.