Andrew Doust

As founder of Plenitude Partners, Andrew, advises ultra-high net-worth families globally, helping them to break the cycle which destroys families and their wealth.  It’s a passion which began in his home country of Australia 25 years ago and which today sees him lead large, multi-generation families on a journey to experience more meaning, unity and […]

William Smith

William Smith is the Co-Founder & Executive Director of Monrovia Football Academy. Founded in October 2015, the Liberia-based Academy combines high-quality education with professional sport training to improve academic performance, break down gender barriers, and empower Liberia’s future leaders. Under Smith’s direction, the Academy’s rigorous academic model and commitment to gender equality has been recognized […]

Rosie Motene

Rosie Motene is a Pan African Media proprietor, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts (Honours) from the University of the Witwatersrand. Rosie is an award-winning actor, TV and radio presenter, TV and film producer. She has also excelled as an author, global emcee and speaker; voice-over artist, (The SAA official Inflight announcer). Rosie is also production […]

Patrick Awuah

Patrick Awuah is Founder and President of Ashesi University in Ghana, which is striving to educate a new generation of ethical and entrepreneurial leaders in Africa. Before founding Ashesi, Awuah worked as a Program Manager for Microsoft, where he spearheaded the development of dial-up internetworking technologies and gained a reputation for bringing difficult projects to […]

Dr Iqbal Survé

Dr Survé is a Physician, Entrepreneur and an ardent Philanthropist, born and educated in Cape Town, South Africa. He was affectionately known as the “Struggle Doctor” because of his provision of medical care towards victims of apartheid brutality including some of those imprisoned on the infamous Robben Island. Dr Survé had both a personal and/or […]

Vuyiswa Sidzumo

Vuyiswa is a scientist by training with an MSc in Biochemistry. She has, however, worked within the social justice and development arena for more than 20 years. Over this time, she has worked within government, civil society, the United Nations and the philanthropy sector. Vuyiswa joined Ford Foundation Officer for Southern Africa team on 1 […]

Dr. Isayvani Naicker

Dr Isayvani Naicker is the Director of Strategy and Partnerships at the African Academy of Sciences (AAS). In her role she nurtures strategic partnerships to increase and diversify the number of partners and strengthen engagement with stakeholders in line with the AAS strategic plan 2018-2022. Prior to joining the AAS she worked as Chief Director […]

Dr. Acha Leke

A Senior Partner in the Johannesburg office, Dr. Acha Leke started his career at McKinsey & Company as a Summer Associate in South Africa in 1998. He rejoined the Firm in Atlanta in 1999 and transferred back to Johannesburg in 2002 to help expand the Firm’s activities across Sub- Saharan Africa. Acha relocated to Lagos […]

Ndanatsei Bofu-Tawamba

Ndanatsei Bofu-Tawamba, an African citizen and Zimbabwean national, is the CEO & Executive Director at Urgent Action Fund-Africa (UAF-Africa), in Kenya. UAF-Africa is a feminist and pan-African rapid re-sponse grant making organization that invests in Afri-can women’s power to change the status quo. Ndana is a seasoned feminist and women’s rights advocate, a social entrepreneur […]

English Sall

English Sall is a data enthusiast and researcher at heart. English holds a PhD in Industrial Organizational Psychology (IOP) from North Carolina State University. English specializes in Humanitarian Work Psychology and is interested in how IOP can be applied to cross-cultural leadership and work-force development within informal economies. English is also a board member of […]