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Landry Signé

Title: Senior Non-Resident Fellow

Related programsLong Term Development

Area of expertise: Emerging Markets, African Economies, Governance, Management of Natural Resources.

Prof. Landry Signé is a distinguished fellow at Stanford University’s Center for African Studies, a founding chairman of the award-winning Global Network for Africa’s Prosperity, faculty in emerging African markets at the Business Department of Stanford Continuing Studies, an Andrew Carnegie Fellow at the Andrew Carnegie Corporation of New York, a Professor of Political Science at UAA, a Partner and Chief Strategic Advisor at a small African-focused emerging markets strategic management, investment, and government affairs firm, as well as a Senior Fellow at OCP Policy Center who focuses on Emerging Markets, African Economies, Governance and Management of Natural Resources.

Recognized as a World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leader, JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons in the World, Private Investors for Africa Fellow, and Tutu Fellow that “drives the transformation of Africa,” he is an award-winning transformational leader and special adviser to world leaders on international and African affairs. Previously, Landry was founding president of a business strategy and development firm based in Montreal and a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford. He has also served on the board of organizations such as AMPION Catalyst for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Africa, Citizens Governance Initiative, and the United Nations Association of Canada–Montreal, and has been appointed by a United Nations Under-Secretary-General to serve on the Global Network on Digital Technologies for Sustainable Urbanization. He has authored numerous publications, given presentations at prestigious platforms, and has also won over 55 prestigious awards and recognitions from four continents. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Harvard International Review.