Oliver is our Chairman and the Executive Director and CIO of the Africa Finance Corporation. In June 2018, he was recognised as a Champion of Finance at EMEA Finance’s Project Finance Awards.
Oba is a barrister with an international practice, (with an emphasis on Africa), comprising extensive advocacy and advisory experience on behalf of private and institutional clients globally.
WEST LONDON ART FACTORY
Chris is an artist, writer and curator based at the West London Art Factory. He has travelled, published and curated widely in and about Africa, often working with contemporary artists.
VICE-CHAIR, BUSINESS COUNCIL FOR AFRICA
A merchant mariner by training, Steve’s African and business development expertise stems from 20 years of running a shipping and logistics business.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
David is an international business executive, with over 20 years of experience working with leading financial and professional services firms.
CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR, ACOSPHERE
Nadia leads Acosphere, a sales consultancy firm that specialises in helping Fortune 100 and 500 as well as CAC 40 companies turn their business around from a sales stand point.
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT AND IT PROJECT MANAGER
Mark Thomas is an experienced senior management accountant and IT project manager.
DIRECTOR, CLIFFORD CHANCE
Titus is the Director of the Global Africa Group at Clifford Chance LLP. His practice focuses on project development and finance in the energy and natural resources sectors.
FOUNDER & CEO, AFROTEEZ
Belvin is the founder & CEO of Afroteez, a market place and lifestyle brand promoting African culture through fashion, art and music.
COUNTRY DIRECTOR, BRAND SOUTH AFRICA
Pumela has over ten years of experience driving strategies and policies for government, corporate and media organisations. Her achievements include being selected amongst the 18 Global Fellows in Social Innovation in the world in 2013.
HEAD OF COMMERCIAL & OPERATIONS, BBC WORLD SERVICE
Muriel has strong experience in business strategy, partnership brokerage and stakeholder relationship management. She also worked on sourcing alternative income streams for the public sector and charitable organisations.
CURATOR, URBANIST, RESEARCHER
Paul’s curatorial research interests focus on art and immigration, the visual art of the African diaspora as well as transnationalism and global exhibition. He currently works on a survey of contemporary African diaspora artists practices in Britain, ‘Untitled: art on the conditions of our time’.
What thoughts and sensibilities underpin a pan-African design vision? Join Africa Centre Director, Kenneth Tharp and architect Jonathan Hagos, Director of FREEHAUS as they discuss the challenges and opportunities in developing a landmark building in Southwark.