Zeze Oriaikhi-Sao

Zeze Oriaikhi-Sao

Founding Director (Cosmetics, Luxury, Strategist, Columnist)London, United Kingdom
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Zeze Oriaikhi-Sao

Zeze Oriaikhi-Sao

Founding Director (Cosmetics, Luxury, Strategist, Columnist)London, United Kingdom
About me
I attended Grenoble Ecole De Management and hold a Master’s in International Business as well a Bsc (Hons) in Informatics. I am an international and entrepreneurial leader. The Founder and Managing director of Malée Natural Science; Africa’s 1st global luxury fragrance and body care brand operating across two continents with products available in 9 countries in wholesale, B2B, Hospitality, E-commerce and travel retail. An advisory board member and Program director at INNOCOS, the world beauty innovations summit as well as a consultant, guest lecturer, international speaker and beauty industry expert on the luxury beauty and cosmetics industry, sustainability practices, innovation, disruption, trends and brand heritage. I write a regular column for HAPPI magazine and guest lecture on entrepreneurship, luxury goods and branding at INSEEC business school. Featured in international TV and Media publications such as CNN, The Telegraph, Grazia, ELLE Magazine, Glamour, Oprah Magazine and Atlanta Post. I am a pioneer of Female owned luxury business in Africa and passionate about innovation. I also host of the pioneering and award winning podcast Third Culture Africans. I share entrepreneurial tips and more on my personal website zezeonline.com. I am open to new opportunities and growing my network.
Projects credited in
  • Panel discussion on changing careers and venturing into entrepreneurship
    Panel discussion on changing careers and venturing into entrepreneurshipOn Wednesdsay, January 31st, 2018, For Working Ladies launched it's first sold out event titled "Changing Lanes", with over 100 women from diverse industries in attendance. The conversation between panelists Pipa Jamieson (Founder, The-Dots), Vicky Simmons (Founder, Mean Mail), Lola Hoad (Founder, One Girl Band) and Zeze Oriaikhi-Sao (Founder, Malee) was an indepth and honest insight into the challenges of changing careers and venturing into full time entrepreneurship. A huge thank you to eve
  • Panel discussion on changing careers and venturing into entrepreneurship
    Panel discussion on changing careers and venturing into entrepreneurship On Wednesdsay, January 31st, 2018, For Working Ladies launched it's first sold out event titled "Changing Lanes", with over 100 women from diverse industries in attendance. The conversation between panelists Pipa Jamieson (Founder, The-Dots), Vicky Simmons (Founder, Mean Mail), Lola Hoad (Founder, One Girl Band) and Zeze Oriaikhi-Sao (Founder, Malee) was an indepth and honest insight into the challenges of changing careers and venturing into full time entrpreneurship. A huge thank you to eve
  • Changing Lanes for career and business success - buy tickets here
    Changing Lanes for career and business success - buy tickets hereThe launch of For Working Ladies events featuring a panel discussion with some of London's inspirational entrepreneurs, discussing career changes and full-time entrepreneurship. This even tis in partnership with Mentor MatcHER, London's leading mentoring initiative matching women with high profile industry mentors. Event tickets can be bought here . Follow us on Instagram | Twitter | Facebook
Work history
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    ColumnistRodman Media
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Bimonthly columnist for Happi trade magazine covering the latest trends in the Africa marketplace for global household and personal products industry (Skin care, Colour Cosmetics, Fragrances, Men’s Grooming, Hair Care, Styling Products and Sun Care).
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    Podcast Host and FounderThird Culture Africans
    United KingdomFull Time
    Third Culture Africans is a 60-minute edutainment, career, entrepreneurship, and lifestyle show targeting 25 – 44-year-olds. The show features experts who all have one thing in common, success in creative cultural arts, entrepreneurship, and an African heritage. Most importantly, the show allows the listener and audience to discover how those who succeed “do it”. A podcast for the culture. Hear what drives each of our dynamic guest(s) to overcome obstacles and hear stories of their accomplishments, their careers and how their purposeful work has shifted the needle on wider industry and global culture. Learn more at: www.thirdcultureafricans.com
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Skills
  • Management
  • Branding
  • Luxury
  • Operational Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy Consulting
  • Cosmetics
  • Consulting
  • Speaking
  • Columnist
Education
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    Master's in International Business ManagementGrenoble Ecole de Management
     - Grenoble, France
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    Bsc (Hons) InformaticsUniversity of Teesside
     - Middlesbrough, United Kingdom