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Michael Leslie Bartlett-Vanderpuye


Mr. Michael Bartlett-Vanderpuye is the President and Chairman of M&C Group Global. He has a strong background in Management and Corporate Finance which he practices throughout Africa, in Europe, Asia, the Gulf and the USA.

His experience spreads into Management and listings on the second boards in Dubai. He is well acquainted with the respective market trends and shares his expertise in Minerals Mining and Trading especially Gold, Food Commodities Trading, Real Estate Development, Oil and Gas, Investment Consultancy.

M&C Group (Global), born out of his foresight, has established offices in the afore-mentioned countries for the sake of making trade in the various areas of business in the Group’s endeavours to be done confidently and with little or no stress.

His in-depth experience in Financial Management and understanding of Major International Markets makes his business operations in other continents and countries second to none. His Extensive background in International Investment Banking and Finance brings the necessary experience required to successfully manage the investment operations of the Group.

Mr. Bartlett-Vanderpuye has played a great role in raising Investment capital in the UAE and the USA to benefit Clients for affordable housing under The Ministry of Works and Housing in Ghana, The Mining Community, Roads and Infrastructure, Security to mention but a few. He also consults for both private and public sectors on Investment and Project Finance. He is an Expert in Gold Trading and Export across many markets and has competed fairly with giant multinationals companies in the industry. He recently added M&C Gold and Precious Metals Refinery situated in East Legon, Accra to the Group.

He has been invited to speak at Tradeshows, Conferences, Conventions and Business Meetings in parts of Europe and Asia. He was awarded the Most Promising CEO of the Year at The West African Regional Magazine (TWARM) Best Leadership Awards in 2018 in Guangzhou China.

He is an active member of the World Changers Summit and was awarded the Best International Trade & Logistics Industry Leader for the year 2019. He also received a Master Class Certificate in Leadership and Management from the American International Theology University at a ceremony held at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Dubai in November 2019.

In February 2020, Mr. Michael Bartlett-Vanderpuye was nominated and received the 2020 Young African Icon Award held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA at the 3rd Annual Global Black History Honours. As a young leader in Africa, he has inspired the next generation of Young People to broaden their horizons for doing business Globally. He was recently inducted into the Corporate Ghana Hall of Fame for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the Ghanaian economy and received an Award at the Africa Global Trade and Investment Summit in Dubai, UAE. In July 2021 he was awarded the Most Respected CEO in Minerals/Metals Extraction at the first ‘Africa’s Most Respected CEOs Awards’ at the Unique Pan African Awards Conference.

His accomplishment across his various sectors is an inspiration to both young and old. He always urges the youth to be creative, take risk within the law, be disciplined, follow their passion to succeed. He schedules most part of his official duties to visit the global offices in order to keep them in tune for the business environment. Ghana, USA, Europe, Asia, and the Gulf Region benefit from this arrangement which has kept the Group consistent in its areas of business.

He is married with two children and is an avid English football fan.

Zo Apetor


Zo Apetor is a detail oriented HCM Functional Consultant with over 10 years in Administration and Management Consultancy and over 8 years of experience in the HR Information Systems and the Functional Development of Enterprise Resource Planning Solutions leveraging on Cloud Methodologies. Zo has worked extensively on Functional Configuration of SAP HCM Full Cycle Implementation, Paycom HR Solutions, Kronos, and Oracle PeopleSoft HCM Solutions with over 150 clients ranging from small to large corporations.

Clients span across the Medical, Insurance, IT, Business Consulting, Manufacturing and Aviation fields.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Studies from the University of Cape Coast, a master’s degree in Business Analytics from Michigan State University and currently working on a second Master’s Program in Human Resources majoring in Business Intelligence (BI) from the Colorado State University.

Zo Apetor is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resource (SHRM-SCP), Certified Human Resource Professional in Diversity and Inclusion (SHRM-DE&I), Certified Professional Administrator, Certified AWS Associate Developer and a Certified ScrumMaster.

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