Mrs Lulu White – Raheem is the CEO of the Elections Consulting Agency of Africa (EMCA). She is an African Elections Expert with over 14 years’ experience in election management. She has worked in various high-profile African organisations. Through her organisation, she aims to unify election processes on the continent and advises on the legislative requirements to create environments that allow for free, honest and credible elections. She uses her sound analytical skills and specialises in structuring, standardising and streamlining elections processes to provide more accurate and productive processes to help companies and organisations realize their organizational/ company goals, through regular and credible elections of their representatives.

EMCA is one of the biggest suppliers of election material tailor-made for African election management boards (EMBs). Through her constant engagements and technical assistance, provided to EMB’s, she is tune with what the various Electoral Commissions on the continent require. Her company is also the only election campaign management company in South Africa and it specialises in creating innovative election campaign solutions for election candidates and political parties alike.

Through EMCA, Mrs White – Raheem also aims to create employment opportunities for young Africans who have an interest in pursuing a career in democracy building and elections management. She is driven, self- motivated and also possesses sound negotiation and strategic management skills. Her belief is that these skills, coupled with strong communication and administrative skills are important in entrepreneurship and cultivating a successful company.

This blog curates her thought leadership.