Yemisi Mokuolu

Founder & CEO
Hatch Ideas Worldwide Ltd

Yemisi is an award-winning independent festival producer and Creative Business consultant, coach, trainer and mentor with over 17 years’ experience supporting creative, cultural and social entrepreneurs around the world to realise their initiatives for social impact and or cultural change. In 2012, she set up Hatch Africa in order to provide specialist support to innovators making a change for Africa. Yemisi works with some of the world’s leading government and development agencies; her clients include the European Commission, British Council, Barbican, Goethe Institute, Greater London Authority, Institute Francais, King’s College London and the Royal College of Arts. As an independent producer, she is the founder of “Out of Africa” in the UK, co-founder of the ‘Asa Baako – One Dance’ festival in Ghana and co-founder Five Cowries arts education initiative in Nigeria