Think • Stimulate • Bridge

List of participants

 

Jalal Abdel-Latif, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Didier Acouetey, President and Founder, AfricSearch Group

Hicham Aidi, Lecturer in the Discipline of International and Public Affairs, Columbia SIPA

Clare Akamanzi, Head, Rwanda Development Board

Emiliano Alessandri, Senior External Co-operation Officer, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Caroline Alexis-Thomas; Health Consultant; University of Trinidad and Tobago

Jessica de Alba, Professor, Universidad Anáhuac

Tomás Amorim, Institutional Director, CEBRI

Francis Anyaegbu, Youth Advisor, UN Habitat

Youssef Kobo Aouriaghel; Strategic Innovation Consultant

Debisi Araba, Africa Director, International Center for Tropical Agriculture

Jorge Arbache, International Secretary of the Ministry of Planning, Brazil's Ministry of Planning

Neyla Arnas; Senior Research Fellow; National Defense University

Tom Arnold, Director General, Institute for International and European Affairs

Somachi Chris-Asoluka, Head-Policy and external relations, Tony Elemulu Foundation 

Rudolph Atallah, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Minister, Business Development, Ghana

Azzeddine Azzam, Senior Visiting Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Fatim Badjie, CEO/Proprietor; Ace Communications Executive Ltd.

Bertrand Badré, Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Abdelhak Bassou, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Abdoulaye Bathily, Former Special Representative, United Nations Secretary-General for Central Africa

Nayé Bathily, Head Global Parliamentary Relations, The World Bank

Rafael Benke, Vice-Chairman Emeritus, Brazilian Center for International Relations

Laurent Bigorgne, Director, Institut Montaigne

Prince Boadu, Co-Founder/CEO, MapTech Logistics Limited

Ibrahim Bocar BA, Special advisor to the President, Mali Republic Presidency 

Dominique Bocquet, General Finance and Economic, Controller Ministry of Finance

Ezana Bocresion, Senior Non-resident Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Pascal Boniface, Director, Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques

Bronwyn Bruton, Director of Programs and Studies; Deputy Director, Atlantic Council 

André Caillé, Board Member, Junex

Otaviano Canuto Dos Santos Filho, Senior Visiting Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Jorge Castañeda, Global Distinguished Professor of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University

Philippe Chalmin, Professor, Economic History Paris Dauphine University

Julia De Clerck-Sachsse, Strategic Communication Advisor, European External Action Service

José Alberto Mujica Cordano, Former President, Republic of Uruguay

Vasco Cordeiro, President, Government of the Azores

Adriana Mesquita Corrêa Bueno; Coordinator, Technical Cooperation Coordination, Secretariat of International Affairs; Embrapa

Franklin Cudjoe, Executive Director, IMANI Center for Policy and Education

Pedro da Motta Veiga; Director; Centro de Estudos sobre Integracao e Desenvolvimento

Uri Dadush, Senior Visiting Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Luiz Felipe de Alencastro, Professor, Sao Paulo School of Economics - FGV & Université de Paris Sorbonnes

Marcus Vinicius De Freitas, Senior Visiting Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Nathalie Delapalme, Executive Director, Research and Policy, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Neelam Deo, Founder and Director, Indian Council on Global Relations, Gateway House, India

Amadou  Diaw, President, ISM Group

Momar Dieng, Journalist, Nouvel Hebdo, Dmedia Group, Senegal

Marieme Diop, Venture Capitalist Investor in African Tech Stratups, Orange Digital Venture

Mvemba Phezo dizolele, Senior assosiate , Center for strategic and international studies

Nkosana Donald Moyo, Founder and Chairman, Mandela Institute for Development Studies

Karen Donfried, President, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Serge Doukoure, Prime Minister Cabinet, Côte d'Ivoire, Operational Bureau for Monitoring the Emerging Senegal Plan

Teocah Dove, Youth Gender and Community Development Consultant, The Teocah Dove Legacy Foundation

Bruce Dube, Managing Director, Youth Village brand

Nathalie Dube; Ambassador; Embassy of Canada

Michel Duclos, French Diplomat and Senior Fellow, Institut Montaigne

Eduardo Duhalde, Former President of Argentina

Miguel Ángel Rodriguez Echeverría, Former President, Republic of Costa Rica

Umaro Sissoco Embaló, Prime Minister, Guinea-Bissau 

Mustafa El Sagezli, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Enrique Bravo Escobar; Political analyst and consultant; Georgetown University

Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, Commissioner European, Commission

Erika Ferrer; Ambassador; Embassy of Sweden

Eric Festa, Senior VP LNG Business Development, TOTAL

Helga Flores Trejo, External Relations Principal Advisor, Inter-American Development Bank

Isaac Fokuo, CEO, Botho Ltd

Jay K. Footlik, President/ CEO, Global Policy Initiatives

Marcio Fortes, Former Head Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social congressman and visiting scholar, Center on Global Economic Governance/School of International and Public Affairs - Columbia

Cheikh Tidiane Gadio, President, Institut PanAfricain de Stratégies

Simon Gass, Senior Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Adama Gaye, Journalist, Author, Business Consultant, Newforce Africa

Helyette Geman, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Blair Glencorse, Executive Director; Accountability Lab

Carlos Raul Leon Gomez, Economic Consultant, Inter-American Development Bank

Pedro Guerra; Special Advisor to the Governor; São Paulo State Government

Ettore Greco, Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali

Yang Guang, Director, Institute of West-Asian and African Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Daniel Hamilton, Executive Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University SAIS

Andrew Hamman; Defense Attaché; U.S. Embassy

Claire Hassoun, Waza

Greg Horowitt, Co-Founder, Managing Director T2 Venture Creation

Kwon Hyung Lee, Head of the Middle East and Africa Team, Department of Europe Americas and Eurasia, KIEP - Korean Institute for International Economic Policy

Khaled Igue, Head of Public and Institutional Partnerships, OCP AFRICA

Uzoma Ikechukwu, Associate, Sahel Capital

Paul Isbell, CAF Energy Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations 

Laoye Jaiyeola, CEO, The Nigerian Economic Summit, Nigeria

Omar Amadou Jallow, Minister of Agriculture, The Gambia 

Yves Jegourel, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Reta Jo-Lewis, former Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs

Sunjoy Joshi, Director, Observer Research Foundation

Mbuyi Kabunda Badi, Professor, Universidad Autonomo de Madrid

Martine Kappel, Founder, True North Leadership

Mats Karlsson, Director, The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI)

R. Andreas Kraemer, Founder & Chairman, Ecologic Institute

Obiageli KatrynEzekwesili, Senior Advisor, Africa Economic Development Policy, Africa Economic Development & Policy Initiative

Saran Keita; President, Mali Branch       Network of Peace and Security for Women in the ECOWAS Region

Kidane Kiros Bitsue, Director, Institute for Peace and Security Studies

Dominique Lafont, Managing director, Lafont Africa Corporation 

Luis Osvaldo Hurtado Larrea, Former President, Republic of Ecuador

Mosun Layode, Executive Director, The African Philanthropy Forum

Elena Lazarou, Senior Policy Analyst - Transatlantic Relations, European Parliamentary Research Service

Frannie Léautier, Founder and Managing Partner, The Fezembat Group

Christian Leffler, Deputy Secretary General for Economic and Global Issues, European External Action Service

Mary Beth Leonard, Ambassador, US permanent representative to UNECA, U.S. Mission to the African Union

Ian Lesser, Executive Director, Brussels Office and Senior Director for Foreign and Security Policy, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Jean-David Levitte, Ambassador, Institut de France

Tod Lindberg, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

Jorge Spencer Lima, President, Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Sotavento

Moubarack Lo, Senior Visiting Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Jean-Hervé Lorenzi, President, Cercle des économistes

Silas Lwakabamba, Former Minister of Education, Ministry of Education, Republic of Rwanda

Rida Lyammouri, Founder and President, Sahel MeMo

Ade Mabogunje, Associate Director, Design Thinking School, Standford

Eniola Mafe, Partnerships and Business Development Manager, Chevron -Niger Delta Partnership Initiative Foundation

Paolo Magri, Executive Vice President and Director, Italian Institute for International Political Studies

Shuvaloy Majumdar, Munk Senior Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute

Jason Marczak, Director, Atlantic Council, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Amanda Onamandla Mathe, CEO, Ndlovukazi Online Media

Pablo Medina, Senior Mexico Analyst, Wood Mackenzie

Alejandra Mejia, Director public and private sector support, Teach For All

Aziz Mekouar, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Catarina Mendes Leal, Head of the International Relations Department and University Lecturer Invited Economy And Food Safety Standards Authority

Serge Michailof, Researcher, ASPEN

Alessandro Minuto-Rizzo, President, Nato defence college foundation

Rabi H. Mohtar, Senior Visiting Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Miguel Àngel Moratinos, professor, Sciences Po, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain

Oumar Ndiaye, Journalist, Le Soleil

Michelle Ndiaye, Head Tana, Forum Secretariat

Paulo Neves, President, IPDAL Institute for the Promotion of Latin America and the Caribbean

Thione Niang, Co-Founder, Akon Lighting Africa

Raphael Obonyo, Member Advisory Council, the Youth Congress

Mehmet Ogutcu, Chairman, Global Resources Corporation

Amos Ouattara, Associate KKR Global Institute

Chiedu Osakwe, Trade Advisor to the Honourable Minister and Chief Negotiator, Federal Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment

Ana Palacio, Member, Council of State of Spain

Eliot Pence, Director Africa, McLarty Associates

Luiz Pereira Da Silva, Deputy General Manager, Bank of International Settlments

Nicolò Russo Perez, Coordinator International Affairs, Compagnia di San Paolo

Francis Perrin, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Michel Petit, Professeur Institut Agronomique Mediterraneen de Montpellier

J. Peter Pham, Vice President and Director, Africa Center Atlantic Council of the United States

Paulo Portas, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal

Adam Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Scott Pruitt, Administrator, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Federico Ramón Puerta, Former President and current Ambassador in Spain, Republic of Ecuador

Vanessa Raine, Director, Gilan Holding Group

Mbuih  Zukane Retruyap, Lecturer, University of Dschang

Peter Rogers, Faculty Associate, Harvard University Center for the Environment

Antoinette Sayeh, Former Director of the African Department IMF & Distinguished visiting FellowCenter for Global Development

Andres Schipani, Brazil Correspondent, Financial times

Edward Scicluna, Minister for Finance, Ministry of Finance, Malta

Barre Seguine, Director, Strategy, Plans and Programs, U.S. Africa Command

Andrés Serbin, President, Coordinadora Regional de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales

Landry Signé, Senior Non-resident Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Fathallah Sijilmassi, Secretary General, Union for the Mediterranean

Esther Silver-Parker, President and CEO, Silver Parker Group

Madjiguene Sock, Partner and Regional Director for Africa, Dalberg

Bernardo Sorj, Director, Edelstein Center for Social Research

Richard L. Smotkin, Global Advisor, Comcast

Seth Stodder, Assistant Secretary for Threat Prevention and Security, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Sérgio Suchodolski, Director-General for Strategy and Partnerships, the New Development Bank

Achraf Swelam, Director, Cairo Center for Conflict Resolution & Peacekeeping in Africa

Matthew A. Swift, Co-Founder, Chairman, & CEO, Concordia

Simone Tagliapietra, Research Fellow, Bruegel

Hamza TankoSpecial Business Advisor to the Minister Business Development

Mostafa Terrab, Chairman and CEO, OCP Group

Natznet Tesfay, Director of Africa Analysis Economics and Country Risk, IHS Markit

Njoya Hillary Tikum, Program Advisor, United Nations Development Program

Safia Tmiri, Consultant, Financial and Private Sector Development, the World Bank & International Finance Corporation

Aminata Touré, former Prime Minister of Senegal

Isabelle Tsakok, Senior Visiting Fellow, OCP Policy Center         

Ibrahim Usman, Mayor, Dire Dawa City Administration, Ethiopia

Alfredo Da e Abreu Valladao, Senior Visiting Fellow, OCP Policy Center

Erik Van Der Veen, Programme Coordinator, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Henri Louis Vedie, Professor, HEC Paris

Hubert Védrine, Former French Foreign Affairs Minister, HV Conseil

Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, President, The Women for Africa Foundation

Alex Vines, Research Director, Area Studies and International Law, Head, Africa Programme, Chatham House

Patrick Worms, Senior Science Policy Advisor, World Agroforestry Centre

Lanxin Xiang, Professor, Graduate Institute of Geneva

Gilles Yabi, Founder, West Africa Citizen Think Tank (WATHI)

William Zartman, Jacob Blaustein Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University

Lionel Zinsou, Former Prime Minister of Benin