Nicole Amarteifio

Nicole Amarteifio is an acclaimed TV/film writer, director, and producer, cited in  The Financial Times “Top 25 Africans to Watch” list, after a successful launch of the hit web series ‘An African City’, dubbed by CNN and the BBC as Africa’s answer to  ‘Sex and the City’. Nicole is currently pursuing TV/film projects full time, after […]

Kola Masha

Kola is the Managing Director of Babban Gona. Babban Gona is an award winning, high impact, financially sustainable and highly scalable social enterprise, part-owned by the farmers we serve. Babban Gona, was created to specifically attract youth to agriculture and away from the looming instability of extremist groups. We accomplish this by franchising thousands of […]

Klaudine Wakasa

Klaudine currently leads the Government of Canada’s Clean Technology work in Africa as part of the Trade Commissioner Service. She is a strategic advisor providing technical knowledge, market intelligence and implementation support to organizations working within Africa’s clean and sustainable technology sector. Her work explores the intersection of Clean Technology with key sectors such as […]

Dr. Orode Doherty

Dr. Orode Doherty is a US Board-Certified Pediatrician and Public Health Physician and Founder and Medical Director of Ingress Health Partners. Here she is working on expanding integrated comprehensive primary healthcare employing a continuity-of-care model incorporating anticipatory guidance and behavior change at community level, integrating this with technology and expanded partnerships to optimize outcomes. She […]

Dr Mo Ibrahim

Dr Ibrahim is the Founder and Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation which he established in 2006 to support good governance and exceptional leadership on the African continent. Sudanese-born, Dr Ibrahim has a distinguished business career. In 1989 he founded Mobile Systems International (MSI), a world leading cellular consulting and software provider and in 1998, […]

Nyimpini Mabunda

Nyimpini is the CEO for GE Southern Africa. He has 20+ years background leading major consumer goods, food franchise and telecoms businesses across Africa and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining GE, he spent fulfilled the roles of CEO at Country/Divisional level for two major SA-listed multinational businesses – Vodacom and Diageo. His expertise in […]

Yinka Adegoke

Yinka Adegoke is the editor of Quartz Africa, coordinating its news and events in partnership with a team across the continent. In 2018 he was named as one of the 100 Most Influential Africans by New African magazine for his role in developing Quartz Africa as a vital news and features platform on the continent. […]

Naza Alakija

Naza Alakija is a humanitarian, philanthropist and climate action advocate. She believes that climate change is the defining issue of our time and threatens to wipe out the social development gains of the last half century in the most climate vulnerable parts of the world. To protect the social development gains threatened by climate change, […]

Dr. Anita Kemi DaSilva-Ibru

Anita Kemi DaSilva is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynecologist with a medical background that extends to Public Health. She is also Public Health physician and an academician who is currently undergoing a PhD in Gender based Violence. As a qualified physician with over 15 years’ experience in private practice, she dedicates her time addressing the […]

Dr. Martin Fregene

Dr. Martin Fregene is Director of Agriculture and Agro-Industry at the African Development Bank. He is a plant geneticist with 27 years of experience in crop improvement and agricultural policy. Dr. Fregene developed the first molecular genetic map of cassava and started the first molecular breeding program of cassava. He began his career at the International […]