UK-Rwanda Business forum visit to Kigali

February 1st, 2024|0 Comments

UK - Rwanda Business Forum 2024 January/February 2024 saw me in Kigali, Rwanda, attending the first UK-Rwanda business forum. It’s been an incredible experience to be in Rwanda and to see for myself what’s [...]

Visit to East Africa, 2022

November 7th, 2022|0 Comments

This year the annual IAOM flour milling conference was held in Zanzibar, so I decided to attend and make a journey to other places in East Africa whilst I was in the region. The [...]

Visit to Nairobi, 2021

November 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Visit to Nairobi 2021, post COVID My first visit to Nairobi since the pandemic, and what a change! The journey from the airport was almost unrecognisable, the road from the airport to the city [...]

Is there an increase in demand for FMCG in Africa?

April 27th, 2021|0 Comments

Change is happening in Africa’s FMCG industry. As a new middle class begins to emerge with more disposable incomes, there is an increased opportunity for FMCG companies to invest in the continent. Everything is pointing [...]

Mining in Africa post-Covid19

April 19th, 2021|0 Comments

Construction in Africa mostly revolves around the building of infrastructure and heavy industry. This sector is a consistent and sizable contributor to Africa’s economic growth, as well as being a top employment provider to the [...]

An insight to infrastructure in Africa

March 4th, 2021|0 Comments

Africa is becoming one of the world’s fastest-growing economic hubs, six of the world’s fastest-growing economies can be found there! So, it’s no surprise that the infrastructure sector across the continent has become a top [...]

Ghana Office

March 17th, 2020|0 Comments

  March 2020 - Accra, Ghana I’m delighted to announce my new partnership in Ghana with Lelanie Badenhorst.  Based in Accra, Lelanie will lead development activities for Bourne Recruitment in West Africa.  I’m thrilled to [...]

Visit to Ghana

February 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Accra, February 2020 Ghana   Following on from my visit to Lagos, I flew to Accra in Ghana to visit my clients, contacts and friends. What impressed me the most was the development at the [...]

Visit to Lagos

January 28th, 2020|0 Comments

Lagos, January 2020 Nigeria   This week I'm in Lagos and Im here to visit a number of clients and organisations in the FMCG, agriculture and Private Equity sectors. The view from this photo is [...]

Visit to Nairobi, Kenya

April 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Title My visit to Kenya in April 2019 Location Nairobi I visited Nairobi this week to attend a conference dedicated to investment in Africa. I am looking forward to meeting my friends, contacts and new [...]

Visit to Ethiopia

March 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Title My visit to Ethiopia in March 2019 Location Addis Ababa I visited Addis Ababa this week to meet clients and customers in the Food, Agri and FMCG sectors. Whilst I was in Addis I [...]

Welcome to Bourne Recruitment

October 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Welcome to Bourne Recruitment and thank you for visiting our new website. Bourne Recruitment is a specialist recruitment consultancy with extensive experience of recruiting for Senior Management roles both nationally and internationally. With a Head [...]