• Senior Program Manager, Africa Program, Search for Common Ground
    Mike Jobbins is Search for Common Ground’s Senior Program Manager for the Africa Region. He supports the management, design, and development of conflict resolution programming in 22 countries across Africa, including in the Great Lakes, and has covered Burundi and the region for the past ten years. Mike previously worked in SFCG’s programs in the region, where he supported the start-up...
  • Chief of Party of the SAFE-Uganda Program, NCSC
  • Research Officer, African Technology Policy Studies Network
    Ernest Nti Acheampong is a research officer at African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS). He is responsible for undertaking research and coordinating two flagship programs notably the African Youth Forum for Science and Technology (AYFST) and the Social Innovation Program. Ernest holds a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and...
  • Founder and President, African Center for Economic Transformation, Ghana
    In his service as ECA’s Executive Secretary from 1995-2005, K.Y. Amoako’s vision was for the commission to better respond to African policy-makers and to amplify Africa’s voice internationally.Dr. Amoako began his career in 1974 at the World Bank, becoming the Bank’s Director for Education and Social Policy from 1992 to 1995 before joining ECA.Among many other assignments,...
  • Author of We Want What’s Ours: Learning from South Africa’s Land Restitution Program (Oxford University Press, 2014)
  • Associate researcher, CERAP
    Mr. A. Brice Bado is an associate researcher at the Centre de Recherche et d’Action pour la Paix (CERAP) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Prior to his time at the Wilson Center, Mr. Bado was a visiting researcher at Yale University during the 2014-2015 academic year. Previously, Mr. Bado worked for Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in Kenya, the Research Center for Social Action in the Democratic...
  • Research Officer, African Technology Policy Studies Network, Kenya.
    Mr. Bobadoye is a research officer at the African Technology Policy Study Network (ATPS) in Kenya. He previously worked at the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) as a Principla Research Officer. Bobadoye holds a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, as well as a Master's degree in Animal Science from the Federal University of Technology Akur...
  • Isaac Debrah is Assistant Project Manager for Anglophone West Africa at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development. He obtained his Masters in Philosophy and Development Studies from St. Edmunds College, University of Cambridge, and his Bachelors in Sociology and Social Work with a minor in History from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.
  • Lecturer, Institute for Peace and Security Studies, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Associate Professor of Women's Studies, Anthropology, and Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan