Dr Edem Adzogenu has been elected as ACTIF’s chairman during the last board meeting held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 28thOctober 2019.
The term of office is three years from the date of election i.e. from 28th October 2019. Edem Adzogenu takes over from Mr Jas Bedi whose term has come to an end but will continue serving at the board of ACTIF as an honorary board member. Edem Adzogenu is the Chairman of the executive committee of AfroChampions Initiative. He is an accomplished investment facilitator, government affairs and international crisis management specialist for global investors and businesses across Africa, USA, Europe And Asia.
Dr Adzogenu has been on at the forefront of ground-breaking initiatives to promote African multinationals and Intra-African investments. The AfroChampions Initiative, a public –private partnership, which was launched on the sidelines of the January 2017 African Union heads of states summit, to galvanize policy frameworks and innovative corporate alliances supporting the emergence and success of African private sector champions in the regional and global spheres
. He is also the architect and the Chairman of the Djondo fellowship, a Pan-African Initiative, set up to facilitate cross-border expansions for African companies and groom the next generation of African multinational leaders. Edem Adzogenu also serves as Charmian of Campaign for Financial Independence in Africa (CampaignFIA) which is an initiative aiming to disrupt generational poetry and build a financially stronger Africa through saving and financial literacy for children all over Africa.
As a co-founder of the Pan–African Fashion Initiative (PAFI) in collaboration with AFDB, TDB, Afreximbank, Africa 50 and the African Union, Dr Edem Adzogenu has forged a network of champions from the cotton, textile to fashion value chains with the view to galvanizing policy and financing for creative industries and game – changing & mass job creating projects in Africa. With his wealth of experience, influence and passion for Africa transformation, we believe that Dr Edem Adzogenu will take ACTIF and indeed Africa to the next level.