Tina Maria Thiart
Director, HGG NPO Sustainability Solutions PTY (Ltd)
Tina Thiart is the director of HGG NPO Sustainability Solutions PTY (Ltd) a small Social Enterprise that works with Independent Funds, business start-up and Non-Profit Organisations to achieve sustainability.
Richard Odenda Lumumba
Founder and Co-ordinator, Kenya Land Alliance
Odenda Lumumba is a land rights activist and a founder Co-ordinator of the Kenya Land Alliance, a Policy, Land Laws and Institutional Reforms Advocacy Network.
Dr. Steve Ouma Akoth
Vice Chair, Judiciary’s National Steering Committee On the Implementation of the AJS Policy
Dr. Steve Ouma Akoth is a Kenyan scholar, advisor and activist in the field of human rights and social anthropology with over 18 years working in diverse international, regional and national fora.
Mohammed Awal Alhassan
Country Chairperson, GUSO
A self-motivated, dynamic, affable and inspiring young man and has contributed enormously to the living conditions of most people in the Northern Sector of the Country.
Nana Nimo Appiah-Agyekum (PhD)
Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management, UGBS
Nana Nimo Appiah-Agyekum (PhD) is a senior lecturer in the Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management.
Executive Director, Eco-Agric Uganda
Josephine Nakakande is the Executive Director of Environmental Conservation and Agricultural Enhancement Uganda (Eco-Agric Uganda) and one of the four founders.
Environmental Specialist (Consultant), World Bank
Abdirahman Zeila, a Kenyan national, is a soil scientist with eighteen years' experience conducting adaptive research on smallholder farming systems in eastern and southern Africa.
Resident Electoral Commissioner, INEC, River State, Nigeria
Obo Effanga is the Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Rivers State, Nigeria, in which capacity he conducted the last general election in that state.
Oxfam Country Director, Ghana
Ahmed Hamza Tijani, Oxfam Country Director in Ghana since April 2017 has over 20 years’ social development leadership experiences across different themes like natural resource governance, social policy, education, political governance and fiscal policy.
Godfrey Ochieng Okumu
Program Officer, Tostan International
Godfrey is a social change advocate/activist with over 19 years of experience in community-led interventions, movement building, human rights advocacy and management of social change projects in Africa.
Aniley Berhanu Sisay
Dean, School of Pedagogical and Behavioral Sciences, Arba Minch University Ethiopia
Aniley Berhanu Sisay is the Dean of the School of Pedagogical and Behavioral Sciences at Arba Minch University Ethiopia.
Abiy Menkir Gizaw
Assistant Professor, Adult Education and Community Development, Bahir Dar University
Abiy Menkir Gizaw is a faculty member, an Assistant Professor in Adult Education and Community Development (AECD) Department, and a PhD candidate at Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia.
Development and Philanthropy Specialist, @AfricanNGOs
David Barnard has more than 25 years’ executive and senior management experience in initiating and leading development organisations and programmes across Africa, with specific expertise in civil society strengthening, advocacy, governance, ICT4D, and philanthropy, and is well-versed in fundraising, strategic communication, and stakeholder management.
Associate Director, MSU-Alliance for African Partnership
Isaac Minde has worked on many aspects of agricultural development in Africa through his long-term assignments in Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.
Mzuri Issa Ali
Director, Tanzania Media Women’s Association, Zanzibar
After a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Saint Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT), Mzuri completed her Auditing Course, Masters’and PhD in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Dar Es Salaam (UDSM).