Amara Conteh is a professional, business mogul and project management executive with over 40 years of progressive experience in business development, community development, business and project management, event management, training facilitation, community outreach, and relations in civil, government and private sectors both in the United States and Sierra Leone.
He is a results-driven Organizational Development Manager professional with strengths in full organisational/project development, process improvement and institutionalization, talent and skills assessments, and competency modelling.
With a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Reading University and Postgraduate Diploma in Real Estate and Organisational Management from Leed University, and a plethora of career experience in social service delivery, academic and program development, Amara relocated to Sierra Leone after 30+ years working in the United States as one of the leading organizational management go-to Sierra Leonean experts in the Georgia and Washington D.C.
As the founder of First Class Realty in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Amara and his team have been contracted over $300 million dollars to construct the Hilton hotel, Estuary, and other known properties aimed to promote economic development in Sierra Leone.
Amara’s academic and career background has strategically positioned him to gain a wealth of experience in community & economic development, project management, communications, training and capacity building, clinical services, and partnership development in Sierra Leone and abroad.