Norman Moyo

Norman is currently a Group Executive at Econet, a Pan African Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT) Company. Within this role, his responsibilities include being substantive CEO of Cumii, a Pan African Internet of Things (IoT) company, CEO of Distributed Power Africa (DPA -a renewable energy solution firm) and Group COO of Econet Media [Kwesé]. Prior

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Kofi Appenteng

Kofi Appenteng is the President and CEO of the Africa-America Institute, a 63 year old organization with a mission of promoting enlightened engagement between Africa and America through education, training and dialogue. With more than 15,000 African alumni from more than 50 African countries, AAI has tremendous reach and is a trusted brand. He has

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Ambassador W. Stuart Symington

W. Stuart Symington has served as Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria since November 2016. At the time of his appointment, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central Africa and African Security Affairs. Previously, Ambassador Symington was United States Special Representative for the Central African Republic, Ambassador to Rwanda, Ambassador to Djibouti,

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Chinwe Effiong

Dr. Chinwe Effiong is Assistant Dean for the MasterCard Foundation Scholars and Youth Empowerment Programs. In this role, she is responsible for providing leadership and management oversight to the MasterCard Foundation Scholars program, while leveraging MSU expertise to identify and scale new opportunities for global youth education, entrepreneurship, and empowerment initiatives. Before joining MSU, Dr.

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Lamia Rashid

Lamia Rashid is the Director of the Africa Region in BRAC International. She is responsible for developing and implementing country programmes, focusing on sector plans, resource mobilisation, and quality of country operations. Previously, Lamia served as the Country Director of Action Against Hunger in Bangladesh. Prior to this, she was the Associate Director of BRAC

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Mwihaki Muraguri

Mwihaki Muraguri is a seasoned professional in the area of development and philanthropy. Over the course of her profession she has worked in philanthropic institutions such as the Rockefeller Foundation, where she led the foundation’s work in health and philanthropy in Africa, and with the KCB Foundation, one of Kenya’s first corporate foundations working across

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Onyeka Akumah

Onyeka Akumah is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Farmcrowdy – a startup he founded in September 2016 and is currently referred to as Nigeria’s First Digital Agriculture platform. Impacting on the lives of over 2,000 small-scale farmers already over the last 10 months, Farmcrowdy has created and is leading a new category of

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Bimpe Nkontchou

Mrs. Bimpe Nkontchou – is the Managing Principal of W8 ADVISORY LLP and is Head of Tax and Legal Services, as well as being responsible for building and nurturing Client Relationships. W8 Advisory is a unique asset management and wealth advisory practice, focused on African families, based in London, U.K. Bimpe is a qualified lawyer,

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Biola Alabi

Biola Alabi is an entrepreneur, filmmaker, investor, public speaker and television host. Ms. Alabi heads Biola Alabi Media, a dynamic consultancy and production company with expertise in strategic consulting for pay entertainment, digital television, interactive television and emerging entertainment distribution platforms; they service governments, content creators, telecommunication industry, and investors in the converging media technology

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Bimpe Nkontchou

Mrs. Bimpe Nkontchou – is the Managing Principal of W8 ADVISORY LLP and is Head of Tax and Legal Services, as well as being responsible for building and nurturing Client Relationships. W8 Advisory is a unique asset management and wealth advisory practice, focused on African families, based in London, U.K. Bimpe is a qualified lawyer,

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