Expertise: Operations Management, Strategic Planning and Business Development.

Nkem Joseph-Palmer

Nkem Joseph-Palmer, Managing Partner- Viral Business Consulting Limited

Nkem Joseph-Palmer has over two decades of experience in Operations, Leadership, Planning, Strategy and Management Development. He passionately believes that people are the key to success in any organization.

Nkem’s background was originally in the oil and gas industry (former Managing Director of Savant Energy and Construction Limited, amongst others), as well as in management consultancy and business management. From here Nkem moved into the FMCG and manufacturing sector and was appointed by Strides Edible Oil Industries Limited as Chief Operating Officer. After playing a profound role in the acquisition of the old Rivers State Vegetable Oil (RIVOC) facility, he finally joined New RIVOC Limited as a Non-Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer. Nkem lead the revamping of the technology and operations of New RIVOC Limited until his exit in November 2018.

Nkem has worked as a trainer and consultant for a range of private sector and public sector organizations throughout Nigeria. He largely influenced a number of the private sector organizations to implement the Balanced Scorecard and has focused on proactive Balanced Scorecard approaches rather than the reactive performance measurement balanced scorecards.

He is a member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group’s Trade, Investment & Competitiveness Policy Commission (TICPC) (Trade Thematic Group) and Country Representative, African Trade, Investment and Growth Summit (ATIGS) Dubai 2020. Nkem is a Fellow of the Institute of Strategic Management, a member of the Institute of Mentoring and Coaching, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, and  a Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management.