Transform Africa & the Emerging World


"I am committed to accelerate the transformation of the emerging world, Africa and global prosperity"

Professor Landry Signé is a Distinguished Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for African Studies, David M. Rubenstein Fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program and Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution, Curator of the World Economic Forum's Africa Transformation Map, Chairman of the Global Network for Africa’s Prosperity (think tank and do tank committed to accelerate Africa’s transformation), Senior Adviser to top global leaders in politics, business, and international affairs, and Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum YGL Board Governance Initiative (improving board governance in leading public and private corporations, and non-profit organizations). He was previously a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford, president of a strategy firm, and global adviser at AMPION Catalyst for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the emerging world, and member of numerous boards. Read More...

Outside interests: Traveling, Photography, Thrill-seeker activities

“Professor Signé has made an outstanding contribution to the understanding of the evolution of inter-state cooperation and regional economic integration and strategies in Africa, through the lens of studying new continental development institutions on the continent. He provides a unique insight on the African Union Development Agency, and cover as well critical initiatives such as the Sustainable Development Goals, Agenda 2063..."

H.E. Quartey Thomas  Kwesi

Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission 


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