Tendai is passionate about supporting the proliferation of high-growth businesses and their innovations across the African continent. This entails understanding the challenges faced by enterprise support organisations as well as the entrepreneurs and innovators within their programmes. His professional experience spans over 12 years, with seven organisations in multiple roles. He also has additional entrepreneurial experience from a number of ventures he has set up and run. Tendai has an M.Sc in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship from the Manchester Business School (University of Manchester) and a joint honours degree (Joint BA) in Business Management/Marketing Management & Branding from the University of Gloucestershire.