Christopher Mbanefo describes himself as a humble seeker of wisdom and peace, while embarking on an intergalactic space trip as a resident of a beautiful blue planet in orbit round a star we fondly know as our sun. He uses his multicultural background to build bridges and brings innovation to life based on recognizing and exploring alternative perspectives to find solutions that truly benefit the common good in the spirit of Ubuntu.
As an innovator and entrepreneur, he combines more than 30 years in multi-discplinary activities. He is a highly qualified aerospace engineer and professional pilot, having worked with various world-class OEMs and airlines in leading-edge programs in Europe, US and Africa in aviation, IT/Telecom and renewable energy. A passionate thought leader of complex programs that identify and combine international teams with unique skill-sets to achieve new solutions that can shift the paradigm, he also consults different organizations and government bodies in areas of applied science, sustainability, ethics and climate change.
He is the Founder and CEO of the aviation design firm YASAVA Solutions SA, as well as the Founder and CEO of OXÏ-ZEN Solutions LLC, which is currently developing blockchain-powered solutions for unique peer to peer CO2 transactions, based on a globally applied metric using the latest scientific tools, satellite data and artificial intelligence. The net result is the creation of new transparent, sustainable eco-systems and financial models that empower disenfranchised members of society by leveraging carbon sequestration.
Christopher is a father of four, and currently lives in Switzerland.