JOSEPH EBATA is the President of Bervidson Group, Nigeria’s leading retail and brand consulting, training and development group that includes Retail Academy.
He is Nigeria’s foremost retail expert and transformation leader, convener of The Retail Leaders Conference (TRLC), The Retail Roundtable (TRR), Founder of Retail Association of Nigeria (RAN) and a Council member of the Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), leading global expert network that provides independent consulting services to business professionals worldwide.
He is a regular conference speaker and commentator on retail issues in Nigeria. He consults, train and provide support to leading organizations in Nigeria.
Joseph is the Chairman Vidora Luxury, a leading luxury and lifestyle goods company, Fastmarket.ng and Adester.com
He is a former COO at 3DIM, AGM and Regional Business Controller at Intercontinental Bank and Lecturer at Bendel State University. Joseph holds a B.Sc. Economics from Bendel State University graduating as the Best Graduating Student of the Department of Economics and the Best Graduating Student Faculty of Arts & Social. He also holds an M.Sc. Economics from the University of Lagos. He is an alumnus of LBS and has various certifications. He has attended various local and international training programs.