• Senior Program Manager, Africa Program, Search for Common Ground
    Mike Jobbins is Search for Common Ground’s Senior Program Manager for the Africa Region. He supports the management, design, and development of conflict resolution programming in 22 countries across Africa, including in the Great Lakes, and has covered Burundi and the region for the past ten years. Mike previously worked in SFCG’s programs in the region, where he supported the start-up...
  • Chief of Party of the SAFE-Uganda Program, NCSC
  • Research Officer, African Technology Policy Studies Network
    Ernest Nti Acheampong is a research officer at African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS). He is responsible for undertaking research and coordinating two flagship programs notably the African Youth Forum for Science and Technology (AYFST) and the Social Innovation Program. Ernest holds a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and...
  • Founder and President, African Center for Economic Transformation, Ghana
    In his service as ECA’s Executive Secretary from 1995-2005, K.Y. Amoako’s vision was for the commission to better respond to African policy-makers and to amplify Africa’s voice internationally.Dr. Amoako began his career in 1974 at the World Bank, becoming the Bank’s Director for Education and Social Policy from 1992 to 1995 before joining ECA.Among many other assignments,...
  • Author of We Want What’s Ours: Learning from South Africa’s Land Restitution Program (Oxford University Press, 2014)
  • Lecturer, Institute for Peace and Security Studies, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Associate Professor of Women's Studies, Anthropology, and Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan
  • President of Goldwyn Global Strategies LLC and former special envoy and international energy coordinator at the US Department of State
  • Former British Ambassador to Sudan and Tunisia
    Alan Goulty retired in 2008 after 40 years service in the British Diplomatic Service, including postings as Ambassador to Tunisia (2004-8) and Sudan (1995-9), and as the UK Special Representative for Sudan (2002-4) and Darfur (2005-6), when he led the UK team in the Naivasha and Abuja peace talks.  He was Director (Assistant Secretary-equivalent) for the Middle East and North Africa in t...
  • President of the African Development Bank


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