IBS Consulting

IBS Consulting

The Driving Force Behind Excellence

At IBS Consulting, excellence is not a coincidence; it's the result of dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping you achieve your academic and career aspirations.

Executive Team

Shamima Nyamekye

President & Founder

Shamima envisioned and founded IBS to empower individuals like you in academics and the job market. With a dedicated team, she’s helped over 2,000 students secure dream jobs and academic placements, and over $152 million dollars in school funding and job offers.

Her journey from intern to IBS CEO proves the effectiveness of self- advocacy and continuous education.As a graduate admissions adviser, former Deloitte Canada consultant, and three – time certified career consultant, she brings extensive expertise to client engagements.

Darius Djawadi

Co-Founder

As Bloomsborough Consulting’s Vice President, Darius Djawadi has not only provided invaluable legal counsel but has also significantly boosted the company’s profitability by steering business development and crafting effective marketing strategies.

His academic journey includes a Bachelor of Political Science with distinction from York University, a Master of Business Administration with distinction, and a prestigious Ivey Scholar award for scholastic excellence. Additionally, he holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Ottawa. His stellar legal career is evident in his involvement in high-profile cases alongside esteemed figures like Edward L. Greenspan and Hon. Vanessa Christie.

In his current role as IBS’ co-founder, Darius serves as a strategic advisor to the board and CEO. His unique blend of entrepreneurial zeal, business acumen, and legal expertise, coupled with his distinguished academic background, positions him as a vital asset to IBS Consulting.

Elena Grabocka

Vice President & Career Lead

Elena, Vice President at IBS, seamlessly integrates her 4.3 GPA medical school background with a passion for Human Resources and Recruitment, and global career transformation.

As our Career Lead, Elena has masterfully guided top-tier executives to secure over 70 high-profile positions spanning diverse industries such as consulting, Fintech, health, and marketing. Her unique ability to leverage medical expertise while providing strategic career counsel sets her apart. Elena’s holistic approach goes beyond conventional recruitment, as she tailors solutions that not only align with professional aspirations but also nurture personal growth.

Tyler Ward

Board Chair & Co-Founder

Tyler, co-founder and CEO of Bloomsborough Consulting in Toronto, Canada, boasts 15+ years of expertise in education consulting and health policy. With a diverse educational background, including a Bachelor’s in Political Science, a Master’s in Health Policy, and a Jurisprudence Doctorate, his mission is to empower international students and assist institutions in internationalization through philanthropy initiatives.

As a dedicated board member of IBS, Tyler not only brings his proven track record in education consulting but also a genuine passion for guiding students to achieve their goals. His commitment extends beyond consultancy, actively fostering partnerships that create educational opportunities.

Shamima envisioned and founded IBS to empower individuals like you in academics and the job market. With a dedicated team, she’s helped over 2,000 students secure dream jobs and academic placements, and over $152 million dollars in school funding and job offers.

Her journey from intern to IBS CEO proves the effectiveness of self- advocacy and continuous education.As a graduate admissions adviser, former Deloitte Canada consultant, and three – time certified career consultant, she brings extensive expertise to client engagements.

As Bloomsborough Consulting’s Vice President, Darius Djawadi has not only provided invaluable legal counsel but has also significantly boosted the company’s profitability by steering business development and crafting effective marketing strategies.

His academic journey includes a Bachelor of Political Science with distinction from York University, a Master of Business Administration with distinction, and a prestigious Ivey Scholar award for scholastic excellence. Additionally, he holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Ottawa. His stellar legal career is evident in his involvement in high-profile cases alongside esteemed figures like Edward L. Greenspan and Hon. Vanessa Christie.

In his current role as IBS’ co-founder, Darius serves as a strategic advisor to the board and CEO. His unique blend of entrepreneurial zeal, business acumen, and legal expertise, coupled with his distinguished academic background, positions him as a vital asset to IBS Consulting.

Elena, Vice President at IBS, seamlessly integrates her 4.3 GPA medical school background with a passion for Human Resources and Recruitment, and global career transformation.

As our Career Lead, Elena has masterfully guided top-tier executives to secure over 70 high-profile positions spanning diverse industries such as consulting, Fintech, health, and marketing. Her unique ability to leverage medical expertise while providing strategic career counsel sets her apart. Elena’s holistic approach goes beyond conventional recruitment, as she tailors solutions that not only align with professional aspirations but also nurture personal growth.

Tyler, co-founder and CEO of Bloomsborough Consulting in Toronto, Canada, boasts 15+ years of expertise in education consulting and health policy. With a diverse educational background, including a Bachelor’s in Political Science, a Master’s in Health Policy, and a Jurisprudence Doctorate, his mission is to empower international students and assist institutions in internationalization through philanthropy initiatives.

As a dedicated board member of IBS, Tyler not only brings his proven track record in education consulting but also a genuine passion for guiding students to achieve their goals. His commitment extends beyond consultancy, actively fostering partnerships that create educational opportunities.

Consulting Team

Abukari Abuga, a Certified Resume Writing Specialist and founder of ASAP Consults, a career-education consultancy, helps young professionals unlock their full career potential. He has successfully guided clients into graduate programs like San Francisco Bay University with fully funded scholarships, secured visa-sponsored jobs at Qatar Airways, and facilitated remote tech-related positions at Nalo Solutions Limited.

Denise is one of our education consulting associates and the star behind many of our success stories. An entrepreneur herself, Denise understands the pressures of balancing graduate school applications with a heavy workload. She has earned a reputation at IBS for being ‘the flash’ because her applications have yielded acceptances from universities in as little as 10 days.

Etornam joined IBS only about 4 months ago and is quickly becoming an invaluable member of our team. She has crafted over a 100 school application documents till date, notable among them being an admission and scholarship at Saint Louis University for an M.S in Supply Chain Management.

 

Jennifer is your gateway to transforming educational aspirations into narrative masterpieces. With a rich background in research within the fields of education and social development, Jennifer is a seasoned Educational Consultant specializing in crafting compelling Academic Essays. She brings literary finesse to her writing, turning mundane documents into captivating narratives. Jennifer’s ability to weave words with precision and passion ensures that your story is not just told but celebrated.

Naa is the brain behind many successful applications, including Forte Fellow. Having won over $ 250,000 in scholarships and academic awards for clients, Naa is someone you want to help you apply to graduate school. She is a First-Class Information Systems student at Ashesi University in Ghana.

Stella is the newest addition to the IBS star team ! Having joined recently, she has already shown incredible promise in her interactions with clients and has processed over 20 client documents at IBS. Stella has a knack for scholarship essays and supports most of our clients in this way.

Michelle Mensah, the force behind our Mercedes-Benz client success and Kimley-Horne offer, is a certified resume and cover letter writer. With a superpower for transforming mundane resumes into results-oriented marketing documents, she effectively communicates clients’ strengths. Michelle has helped many land roles at top companies such as Scotiabank, Netflix, Kate Spade, and Goldman Sachs.

Consulting Team

Abukari Abuga, a Certified Resume Writing Specialist and founder of ASAP Consults, a career-education consultancy, helps young professionals unlock their full career potential. He has successfully guided clients into graduate programs like San Francisco Bay University with fully funded scholarships, secured visa-sponsored jobs at Qatar Airways, and facilitated remote tech-related positions at Nalo Solutions Limited.

Denise is one of our education consulting associates and the star behind many of our success stories. An entrepreneur herself, Denise understands the pressures of balancing graduate school applications with a heavy workload. She has earned a reputation at IBS for being ‘the flash’ because her applications have yielded acceptances from universities in as little as 10 days.

Etornam joined IBS only about 4 months ago and is quickly becoming an invaluable member of our team. She has crafted over a 100 school application documents till date, notable among them being an admission and scholarship at Saint Louis University for an M.S in Supply Chain Management.

Jennifer is your gateway to transforming educational aspirations into narrative masterpieces. With a rich background in research within the fields of education and social development, Jennifer is a seasoned Educational Consultant specializing in crafting compelling Academic Essays. She brings literary finesse to her writing, turning mundane documents into captivating narratives. Jennifer’s ability to weave words with precision and passion ensures that your story is not just told but celebrated.

Naa is the brain behind many successful applications, including Forte Fellow. Having won over $ 250,000 in scholarships and academic awards for clients, Naa is someone you want to help you apply to graduate school. She is a First-Class Information Systems student at Ashesi University in Ghana.

Stella is the newest addition to the IBS star team ! Having joined recently, she has already shown incredible promise in her interactions with clients and has processed over 20 client documents at IBS. Stella has a knack for scholarship essays and supports most of our clients in this way.

Michelle Mensah, the force behind our Mercedes-Benz client success and Kimley-Horne offer, is a certified resume and cover letter writer. With a superpower for transforming mundane resumes into results-oriented marketing documents, she effectively communicates clients’ strengths. Michelle has helped many land roles at top companies such as Scotiabank, Netflix, Kate Spade, and Goldman Sachs.

Marketing & Design Team

Clara Obeng-Akrofi

Marketing Manager

Bernard Nyadikor

Graphic Designer

Emmanuel Nii Ankrah

Graphic Designer

Michelle Teschmaker

Content Creator

Marketing & Design Team

Clara Obeng-Akrofi

Marketing Manager

Bernard Nyadikor

Graphic Designer

Emmanuel Nii Ankrah

Graphic Designer

Michelle Teschmaker

Content Creator

Business Development Team

Shaukia Yakubu

Director of Specialized Sales

Fayisa Abdulai

Accountant

Jaqueline Okine

Partnerships Manager

Jason Asomani

Sales Consultant

Business Development Team

Shaukia Yakubu

Director of Specialized Sales

Fayisa Abdulai

Accountant

Jaqueline Okine

Partnerships Manager

Jason Asomani

Sales Consultant

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