Aviation Develop Africa

AviaDev Africa

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Speaker Profile

Ogaga Udjo

Regional Partner - Africa

Ogaga is a professional in the commercial aviation sector, currently the Managing Director of ZA Logics, an African aviation advisory. In his corporate airline career he has worked for Comair Limited, South African Airways and Qatar Airways (based in Doha). His roles have formed part of the research, commercial and/ strategy functions of all airlines. In his last capacity in the corporate sector, he developed and headed the Network Planning, Scheduling & Alliances Department of Comair Limited - South Africa's only Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed airline business. Prior to that, he was involved in strategic planning and implementation for the core airline business in the Domestic, Rest of Africa and Intercontinental markets for South African Airways.

His professional ethos is the belief that transportation and connectivity (both virtual and physical) are keys to economic inclusion, opportunity and ultimately success for the African continent.

Academically, his foundation is based in Management Sciences - he obtained a bachelor’s degree and postgraduate degree (Honours) from the University of Pretoria, both Cum Laude. Further, he holds a Master of Business Leadership degree from the University of South Africa’s Graduate School of Business Leadership (focusing on Strategic Management & International Business).

Ogaga served as a Director of the Board of Brightest Young Minds (July 2016- July 2018), a 17-year-old non-profit company that exists to create positive social impact across Africa, in partnership with Barclays Africa/ ABSA Capital.