Brand Africa Network

Patrons

Brand Africa Patrons are pan-African and regional institutions, organizations and distinguised active and retired public servants and high-profile individuals recognized for their leadership and for promoting the ideals, interests and advancement of Africa. Patrons champion Brand Africa through their association with and endorsement of Brand Africa.

Africa Forum

The Forum for Former African Heads of State and Government
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Ambassadors

Brand Africa ambassadors are high-profile, distinguished and influential African, diaspora and individuals with an African heritage who are recognized globally in their respective and diverse fields. They endorse and champion Brand Africa initiatives through their networks and engagements. Where they are available and relevant, ambassadors participate in Brand Africa initiatives that leverages their craft, expertise, platforms and networks.

Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba

Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba
Botswana
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Amel Karboul

Amel Karboul UK/Germany/Tunisia
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Boris Kodjoe

Boris Kodjoe
Germany/USA/Ghana
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Simphiwe Dana

Simphiwe Dana
South Africa
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Hanna Tetteh

Hanna Tetteh
Ghana
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Brand Counsel

The Brand Counsel is Brand Africa’s community of distinguished professionals, thought leaders influencers and related industry associations in branding, creative, innovation, marketing, research, communications and related disciplines across Africa and the diaspora who provide expert input and insight on Brand Africa’s brand-led agenda and initiatives.

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Youth Counsel

The Youth Counsel are influential African and diaspora youth (age 15-35) who are active in public, private or civil society initiatives aimed at accelerating Africa’s socio-economic development, image and reputation. The Youth Advisory Board helps to shape the African youth agenda, create awareness and mobilize participation in Brand Africa youth initiatives. Membership to the Youth Advisory Board is for a 3 year period or until the age of 35, whichever comes first.

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Investment Counsel

The Brand Africa Investment Counsel is Brand Africa’s community of trade, investment and finance professionals who provide expert input and direction for initiatives and opportunities to promote trade and investment within and between Africa and other markets, and to create an enabling environment to trade and do business in Africa.

Media Counsel

Brand Africa Media Counsel are experienced and influential African and diaspora editors, journalists and media owners who through their report and coverage of Africa and African stories shape and provide an authentic context to the African narrative that shapes the African brand.

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Creative Counsel

The Brand Africa Creative Counsel is a community of influential and experienced African and diaspora creative professionals across design, advertising, fashion, arts and culture whose ideas help shape an authentic African narrative and brand image.

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Academic Counsel

Brand Africa Academic Counsel is Brand Africa’s community of distinguished African and diaspora academic professionals and academic thought leaders and influencers in communications, branding, creativity, media, economics, business, development and social sciences, who provide expert input and context into and shape the Brand Africa’s world-class education agenda to ensure that it responds to African conditions.

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National Partners

Brand Africa National Partners are agencies of governments established to proactively create a positive and compelling image, reputation and an enabling environment for investment, trade, tourism, productivity and active citizenship for their countries and ultimately for brand Africa.

Brand SA

Brand South Africa was established in 2002 to help create a positive...
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Team Namibia

Team Namibia is a member-based non-profit movement aimed at...
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Diaspora

Brand Africa recognises there are African diaspora around the world who have a strong identity with their African heritage and history and are actively involved or have a desire to contribute to the development of Africa.

African Partners

African Partners are Africa-focused independent organizations who through their work promote, represent and champion Africa’s best interests and development.

Africa 2.0

With over 29 active chapters all over the world including 22 in Africa...
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African Leadership Institute

The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) develops exceptional leaders...
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African Media Initiative

The African Media Initiative is the continent’s largest umbrella association...
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Homecoming Revolution

Homecoming Revolution is a unique recruitment and executive search...
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Invest in Africa

Invest in Africa (IIA), launched in 2012, is a cross sector partnership of...
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Academic Partners

Henley Business School

Henley Business School

Association of African Business Schools

Association of African Business Schools

Media Partners

African Business

African Business
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Mail & Guardian Africa

Mail & Guardian Africa

International Partners

Brand Africa International Partners are non-African public, private and civil society organisations established to promote trade and investment between their countries and Africa.

National and International Partners and Brand Champions endorse and support Brand Africa, and where relevant and possible share resources to enhance mutual objectives.

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