Our People

Advisory Council

Our Board

Our Team

Our pan-African Advisory Council provides strategic oversight and guidance in matters related to political, economic and development issues on the continent. The Advisory Council consists of Africa’s leading thinkers in the field of energy, development economics, industrial policy and trade, agriculture, gender and social inclusion and the role of technology.

The ACF’s Board of Trustees provides oversight over the ACF’s operations and grant-making. The ACF is currently in the process of expanding the Board.

Observer Board Members

Irene Karani

Irene is the Director for Climate (Africa) at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and has over 28 years of experience in environment, natural resource, climate change and monitoring and evaluation in over 13 countries in Africa.

Dr Ruwadzano Matsika

Ruwa is an Analyst for the Quadrature Climate Foundation advising on developing mitigation projects on accelerating low emission, climate resilient transitions in land use, food and agriculture systems and clean energy, as well as climate risk.