Isaac Femi Renner Director, Africa 2000 Trustee (UK) Coordinator, Village Economic Empowerment and Self-employment Programmes
emi Renner is a geologist and accountant. He is one of the founders of Africa 2000  and co-ordinates its activities. He worked in the Animal Feeds Production Unit and  Fisheries Department of Lagos State Ministry Agriculture before proceeding to  University of Maiduguri to study Geology. He worked as hydrogeologist in Chad  Basin Development Authority, Benin – Owena River Basin and the Federal Department of  Water Resources (FDWR) both in Nigeria. In these positions he supervised borehole drilling  projects, borehole rehabilitation projects and river training programmes. While at FDWR he  produced reports on activities of Sokoto Rima River Basin Development Authority. He served  as Geologist on the Presidential Task Force for Rural Water Supply in Sokoto state.   In 1986, he attended the Water Engineering for Developing Countries course at  Loughborough University where he got some exposure to alternative or’ intermediate’  technologies appropriate for use in developing countries.   During his work in various organisations he observed that gulf exits between management  and engineering departments in many organisation and this made him to register for the  Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) studies. He has since worked as  Finance Officer or Accountant in several public, private and voluntary sector organisations in  London including the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Science  Museum and the National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux. He works as a business  consultant and has participated in several business start up programmes. He set up one of  the first African owned meat and food processing companies in the UK.  Femi dreams of Africa that is not synonymous with suffering, conflict, hunger and death and  hopes that he can make valuable contributions to poverty alleviation programmes in areas like  enterprise development, rural water supply, renewable energy and secure livelihoods. 
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