Former Board Members

  • H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Federal Republic of Nigeria (former Chairperson)
  • H.E. Thabo Mbeki, former President of the Republic of South Africa
  • H.E. Pierre Buyoya, former President of the Republic of Burundi
  • Prof. Andreas Eshete, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister with the rank of a Minister, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (former Deputy Chairperson)
  • Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Director General, World Health Organization and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  • Prof. Ndioro Ndiaye, former Minister for Social Development/former Minister for Women’s, Children’s and Family Affairs, Republic of Senegal
  • H.E. Betty Bigombe, former State Minister of Water Resources, Republic of Uganda and former Director of Fragility, Conflict and Violence, World Bank
  • Dr. ‘Funmi Olonisakin, Vice President/Principal (International), King’s College London and Founding Director, African Leadership Centre
  • Prof. Mahmood Mamdani, Executive Director, Makerere Institute of Social Research, Uganda
  • Amb. Mohamed Sahnoun, Initiatives at Changement International