Council Members

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma is an undisputed trailblazer in the upliftment and empowerment of women across the African continent. Dlamini Zuma was elected chairperson of the African Union Commission by the heads of state in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2012.

Dr Christopher John Kirubi

Dr Chris Kirubi is a prominent investor in Kenya and the East Africa Region.
He has invested in the Manufacturing, Media, Real Estate, Insurance and Investment Sectors of our economy.  He is an alumnus of Insead Institute in France, Handles University in Sweden and Harvard Business School, USA.

Dr Luísa Diogo

Luísa Diogo is the former prime minister of Mozambique. She served in the position from 2004 to 2010. Her career has spanned work in the public, private and NGO sectors.

Cheryl Carolus

Cheryl Carolus is the executive chair of Peotona Group Holdings, a women-owned company with assets in resources and infrastructure feeder industries.

Professor Alpha Oumar Konaré

Professor Alpha Oumar Konaré served as president of Mali from 1992 to 2002. At the end of his second term as Malian president, Konaré went on to chair the African Union Commission from 2003 until 2008.

Dr Bhekinkosi Moyo

Author, researcher and thought leader Dr Bhekinkosi Moyo is the chief executive of the Southern African Trust, an organisation that supports deeper policy engagements in regional integration. 

Most Honourable PJ Patterson

Most Honourable PJ Patterson is a former prime minister of Jamaica. He served an unprecedented four terms, from 1992 until 2006. He is a member of the Global Leadership Foundation.

Dr Clément Mouamba

Dr Clément Mouamba is the prime minister of the Republic of the Congo. Mouamba is a former finance minister, having served from 1992 until 1993.

Dr Amany Asfour

Dr Amany Asfour is a medical doctor and entrepreneur who has contributed immensely to the empowerment of women in business during her career. She is the president of the Egyptian Business Women Association.

Dr Ntombifuthi Mtoba

Dr Ntombifuthi Mtoba is president and founder of TEACH South Africa, an organisation recruiting skilled teachers in the areas of Maths, Science, Technology and English for underprivileged schools.

André Pienaar

André Pienaar is a private investor in specialist areas of technology. He is a founder of C5 Capital Limited. He is a trustee of several African charities.