Our People

Mr Amit Jain, Director

Amit Jain is frontier markets specialist who puts strategy to action. His work spans business intelligence, capacity building and consultancy. He has conducted field work and research across Asia and Africa. 

Ms Que Boxi, Assistant Manager

Que Boxi is trained in communications and psychology. She has experience working in language and corporate communication sectors. 

Research Fellows

Mr Johan Burger is Business Development Manager at United Arab Emirates University.

Mr Ronak Gopaldas is Director of African risk advisory firm Signal Risk.

Dr. Rafiq Raji is Research Fellow at the NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies.  

Dr. Franklin Obeng-Odoom is the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science Associate Professor with Global Development Studies at the University of Helsinki in Finland. 

Dr. Hebatallah Ghoneim is Associate Professor of Economics at the German University in Cairo.

Dr. Muazu Ibrahim is the Research Officer of Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A), African Development Bank (AfDB), Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

Mr. Otavio Veras has worked in roles ranging from structural subsea engineer and project manager to business intelligence analyst. 

Dr. Patrick Muthengi Maluki is a Senior lecturer at the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi and at the National Defence College (Karen). 

Dr. Misheck Mutize Lead Policy Researcher at the African Union - African Peer Review Mechanism (AU-APRM).

Ms Mandira Bagwandeen is a PhD candidate of Political Studies at the University of Cape Town. 

Mr Hagan Sibiri is a Research Fellow at the Afro-Sino Centre of International Relations (ASCIR).


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