Professor Neil Turok

Professor Neil Turok is the former Director of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and former Chair of Mathematical Physics at Cambridge University. He is the Founder of AIMS, Chair of the AIMS International Governing Board (IGB) and present Chair of the AIMS South Africa Council. Among his many honours, Neil was awarded Sloan and

Professor Thulisile Nomkhosi Madonsela

Professor Thulisile “Thuli” Madonsela is a Law Faculty Trust Chair for Social Justice and Law Professor at the University of Stellenbosch, where she conducts and coordinates social justice research and teaches constitutional and administrative law. She is also the founder of the Thuma Foundation, an independent democracy leadership and literacy social enterprise. An Advocate of

Professor Ruth Oniang’o

Professor Ruth Oniang’o is a graduate of Washington State University, Pullman, and the University of Nairobi. She has taught in Kenyan universities and has been Adjunct at Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA. Past President of the Academy of Food Science and Technology, she spearheaded the completion of Kenya’s food and nutrition policy, facilitated the establishment of

Abdel Kader Ndiaye

Born in Saint Louis Senegal, Abdel Kader Ndiaye is a polytechnic engineer and a graduate of the Polytechnic School of Thiès (EPT/ACDI). Holder of a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA-Cadre) from UQAM and another Master’s in Management and Regulation of Public Procurement(ENA / UCAD), he is a PhD researcher in Management developing a thesis

Mohammed Gharbi

Mohammed Jouade Gharbi, a former staff of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has garnered wide experience in development activities and developed an extensive network among donor and development organisations. An economist, Mohammed obtained his diploma in France at the University Paris IX Dauphine. He is presently a consultant specialised in finance, foresight and strategic planning,

Charles O. Boamah

Charles Boamah is a globally respected finance executive with over 35 years of successively challenging leadership experiences in and outside of Africa, recently retiring after 23 years of service to the African Development Bank. Before assuming his final role as Senior Vice President, Charles served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and as acting