Head of Centre
Samson, commonly known as Bishopsaxz is a gifted and talented multi-musician specialising in the saxophone, piano, bass guitar and drum kit. He holds a degree in Human Resource Management and a bachelors degree in Religious Education. He also holds a certificate in children safeguarding and DV under Newham council and Music Production accredited by Trinity college, London. His love for playing instruments started from a young age, and it is his passion for music that has taken him across Africa and Europe.
Bishospaxz learned how to play by ear and tonic sol-fa, of which he is a fanatic, which is a skill he is keen to teach all his students, particularly as he has found it to be a rare ability in the Western world. He has been teaching since 2012 both independently and with different organisations across the UK such as RCCG, CAC, Charis Christian Centre & Victory House.
Ruth Oluwatosin Olaniyan
Head of Service
Oluwatosin is a Psychology degree graduate from Brunel university, a passionate and skilful multi-musician specialising in the saxophone, clarinet, keyboard and singing. From her first recorder lesson, she fell in love with expressing herself through music. That passion has taken her all the way to grade 8 ABRSM on the clarinet and developing herself as a solo artist, combining her skill of playing the saxophone and singing. She is a keen traveller, and her love for exploration as a musician began firstly as keen teen to China with her first big band, to Paris with the LYWB, as a soloist to Ghana with BKIM , and as a teacher to Carnage Hall with Dwight School London, to name a few of her ventures.
Oluwatosin has been teaching since 2007 both independently, in local schools and churches as a peripatetic teacher. She has also been privileged to be a part of organising and teaching in various music workshops, transferring her love and knowledge of music unto the younger generation to impact them in a positive way.
King David Aygapong
HR and Safeguarding Lead
King is a HR graduate and has achieved a Diploma in health care practices from Middlesex university. Trained to safeguard kids, adult and vulnerable people with basic life support and first aid, He currently works as a Forensic Support worker with the NHS.
King is a prolific drummer and a recording artist with performing and teaching experience spanning over 20 years. He has been fortunate not only to help young people but also to impact them with valuable knowledge, watching them grow flourish as individuals.
Ade is an Assistant Professor in Operations and Project Management at York Business School. He holds a BA (Hons) in Business and Management Studies from The University of Hertfordshire, a MSc in Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Newcastle University as well as a Pg.Cert in Research Training from Newcastle University. He is currently a PhD candidate at Newcastle University Business School. He also attended University of Cambridge for an Executive Education Program in Management.
Ade serves as a consultant to many SMEs in the UK and Africa. He has attended a wide range of training courses on Business Analysis and Management, giving him a wealth of experience in Operations and Project Management.
He is a member of the following professional bodies:
•European Operations Management Association (EurOMA)
•Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
•Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)
•International Purchasing and Supply Educational Research Association (IPSERA)
•British Academy of Management (BAM)
•Institute of Business Strategy (IBS)
Despite all his qualifications, Ade is also a prolific Drummer with performing and teaching experience spanning over 10 years. Ade still finds time to gig on weekends despite his busy schedule, keeping him relevant in the music world.