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Ato Ulzen Appiah, Director, GhanaThink Foundation (Ghana) Emerging Leader

Matthew A. Swift, Co-Founder, Chairman, & CEO, Concordia (USA)

Seidik Abba, Columnist, Le Monde Afrique (Niger)

Nejat Abdella, Analyst, Dalberg Advisors (Ethiopia) Emerging Leader

Jalal Abdel-Latif, Senior Fellow & Head at Capacity Development Division, OCP Policy Center & UNECA (Ethiopia)

Didier Acouetey, President and Founder, AfricSearch Group (France)

Ekwamu Adipala, Executive Secretary, Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (USA)

Hisham Aidi, Lecturer in the Discipline of International and Public Affairs, Columbia SIPA (Morocco)

Mohamed AitKadi, President, High Council for Agriculture Development (Morocco)

Aïcha Akalay, Journalist, Telquel (Morocco)

Hassan Alaoui, Journalist, Economie & Entreprises (Morocco)

Emiliano  Alessandri, Senior External Co-operation Officer, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (Italy)

Caroline Alexis-Thomas, Health Consultant, University of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago)

Noura Alj, Project Manager, Sanam Holding (Morocco) Emerging Leader

Omar Amadou Jallow, Minister of Agriculture (Gambia)

Eduardo Amaral Haddad, Senior Visiting Fellow, OCP Policy Center (Brazil)

Bouchra Ameur, General Secretary, OCP Foundation (Morocco)

Uduak Amimo, Presenter, Royal Media Services (Kenya)

Youssef Amrani, Chargé de mission, Royal Cabinet (Morocco)

Francis Anyaegbu, Youth Advisor, UN Habitat (Nigeria) Emerging Leader

David Applefield, Special representative, Africa Financial Times (USA)

Jorge Arbache, International Secretary of the Ministry of Planning, Brazil's Ministry of Planning (Brazil)

Tom Francis Arnold, Member, Malebo Montpellier PanelRudolph Atallah, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council (Ireland)

Azzeddine Azzam, Senior Visiting Fellow & Professor, OCP Policy Center & University of Nebraska (Morocco)

Samira Azzam, Government Relations Lead - Growth Markets, Accenture (Morocco) Emerging Leader

Abdelkader Azraih, President, Commission régionale des droits de l'homme CNDH (Morocco)

Barka Ba, Redacteur en chef, TFM (Senegal)

Cire Dye Ba, Executive Director, CIRTECH-CTC (Senegal) Emerging Leader

Hassan Ba, Co-Founder, Femmes Africa Solidarité (Senegal)

Jordi Bacaria, General Director, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (Spain)

Zeinab Badawi, Director, Kush Communications (UK)

Walter Baddoo, Business Angel (Ghana) Emerging Leader

Fatim Badjie, CEO, Ace Communications Executive Ltd (Gambia)

Jennifer Barnes, Commander, US Africa Command (USA)

Abdelhak Bassou, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center (Morocco)

Nayé Bathily, Head Global Parliamentary Relations, The World Bank (Senegal)

Abdoulaye Bathily, Former Special Representative, United Nations Secretary-General for Central Africa (Senegal)

Lamia Bazir, Director of South South Cooperation, Groupe Credit Agricole (Morocco) Emerging Leader

Larbi Belarbi, Former President, SOMACA (Morocco)

Zineb Benalla, CEO and Founder, Irene Associates Int. (Morocco)

Fayçal Benameur, Country Manager, OCP Ethiopia (Morocco)

Touria Benlafqih, Founder and CEO, Empeople (Morocco) Emerging Leader

Otmane Bennani-Smires, Executive VP, OCP Group (Morocco)

Rim Bennani, OCP Group (Morocco)

Zineb Bentahila, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco to the USA (Morocco)

Hamid Ben Elafdil, General Director, Agence Marocaine d'Investissements (Morocco)

Rafael Benke, Vice-Chairman Emeritus, Brazilian Center for International Relations (Brazil)

Assia Bensalah Alaoui, Ambassador at Large of HM the King of Morocco (Morocco)

Hind Benzekri, Chargée de mission, Cabinet OCP Group (Morocco)

Rewina I. Berhe, Co-Founder, Addis Capital (Ethiopia) Emerging Leader

Jessica Berlin, Managing Director, CoStruct (Germany) Emerging Leader

Mohammed Berrada, Former Minister of Fin, University of Casablanca (Morocco)

Reda Berrehili, Entrepreneur, OneFineStay (France) Emerging Leader

José Carlos Bettencourt, Consultant/engineer, Ministry of agriculture (Angola)

Gebreab Newayechristos Biadgillign, Executive Director, Ethiopian Development Research Institute, former Chief Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister (Ethiopia)

Fatim Zahra Biaz, Cofounder New Work Lab (Morocco) Emerging Leader

Kidane Kiros Bitsue, Director, Institute for Peace and Security Studies (Ethiopia)

Prince Boadu, Co-Founder/CEO MapTech Logistics Limited (Ghana) Emerging Leader

Dominique Bocquet, General Finance and Economic Controller, Ministry of Finance (France)

Pascal Boniface, Director, Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (France)

Othman Bouabid, Consultant, Commission de la protection des données (Morocco)

Hynd Bouhia, Global Nexus (Morocco)

Soundouss Bouhia, Senior Strategic Advisor, Royal Cabinet (Morocco)

Sophie Bouillon, Agence France Presse, Lagos (France)

Younes Boumehdi, Journalist, Hit Radio (Morocco)

Pierre Boussel, Editor, Medi1 Radio (Morocco)

Cristian Botan, President, Coalition for Digital Economy (Romania) Emerging Leader

Enrique Bravo Escobar, Political analyst and consultant, Georgetown University (Mexico)

Bronwyn Bruton, "Director of Programs and Studies, Deputy Director", Atlantic Council (USA)

Charles Buchanan, Vice President, SYSTEMICSPHERE (USA)

André Caillé, Board Member, Junex (Canada)

Raphael Camargo, Master's candidate in Management of Governance Networks, Erasmus University Rotterdam (Brazil) Emerging Leader

Otaviano Canuto Dos Santos Filho, Senior Visiting Fellow & Director, OCP Policy Center & Board of the World Bank for Brazil (Brazil)

Jorge Castañeda, Global Distinguished Professor of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University (Mexico)

Malancha Chakrabarty, Associate Fellow, Observer Research Foundation (India) Emerging Leader

Philippe Chalmin, Professor, Economic History, Paris Dauphine University (France)

Ayman Cherkaoui, Special Advisor, COP22 Presidency (Morocco) Emerging Leader

Mouna Cherkaoui, Professor (Morocco)

Maureen Chigbo, Publisher/Editor, Realnews Magazine and Publications (Nigeria)

Rumbidzai Chisenga, Program Manager, Mandela Institute for Development Studies (South Africa) Emerging Leader

Dounia Chraibi, Manager Project CSR, OCP (Morocco) Emerging Leader

Somachi Chris-Asoluka, Head-Policy and external relations, Tony Elemulu Foundation (Nigeria)

Gordon Conway, Professor International developement, Imperial College London (UK)

Pedro Luiz Carvalho da Motta Veiga, Director, Centro de Estudos sobre Integracao e Desenvolvimento (Brazil)

Uri Dadush, Senior Visiting Fellow & Principal, OCP Policy Center & Economic Policy International, LLC (USA)

Charles Dahan, International Advisor, AXION International Inc (USA)

Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, President, The Women for Africa Foundation (Spain)

Karine De la Gueronnière, President, AKFA-African Key For Action (France)

Jessica de Alba, Professor, Universidad Anáhuac (Mexico)

Luiz Felipe de Alencastro, Professor, Sao Paulo School of Economics - FGV & Université de Paris Sorbonnes (Brazil)

Julia De Clerck-Sachsse, Strategic Communication Advisor, European External Action Service (Germany)

Marcus Vinicius De Freitas, Senior Visiting Fellow & Professor, OCP Policy Center & The Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation (Brazil)

Sabina Dewan, JustJobs Network/ Center for American Progress, Executive Director, JustJobs Network/ Senior Fellow (India)

Sidi Mohamed Dhaker, Director of Strategy Transformation and Communication, Central Bank (Mauritania)

Adil Diani, Engineer in chief, Ministère de l'Industrie, de l'Investissement, du Commerce et de l'Economie Numérique (Morocco)

Momar Dieng, Journalist, Nouvel Hebdo, Dmedia Group (Senegal)

Marieme Diop, Venture Capitalist Investor in African Tech Stratups, Orange Digital Venture (Senegal) Emerging Leader

Mvemba Phezo Dizolele, Senior assosiate, Center for strategic and international studies (USA)

Karen Donfried, President, German Marshall Fund of the United States (USA)

Mohammed Rachid Doukkali, Senior Fellow & Professor OCP Policy Center & Applied economics at Hassan II Agronomy and Veterinary Institute (Morocco)

Teocah Dove,Youth Gender and Community Development Consultant, The Teocah Dove Legacy Foundation (Trinidad and Tobago) Emerging Leader

Kimberly Dozier, Executive Director, The Cipher Brief, Global Affairs Analyst, CNN (USA)

Bruce Dube, Managing Director, Youth Village Brand, Alumni Emerging Leaders (South Africa) Emerging Leader

Michel Duclos, French Diplomat and Senior Fellow, Institut Montaigne (France)

Eduardo Duhalde, Former President (Argentina) 

Alfredo Da e Abreu Valladao, Senior Visiting Fellow & Professor, OCP Policy Center & Sciences Po Paris (Brazil)

Laila El Alaoui, Moroccan American Council (Morocco)

Karim El Aynaoui, Managing Director, OCP Policy Center (Morocco)

Hicham El Habti, OCP Group (Morocco)

Khalid El Hariry, Journalist, Telquel (Morocco)

Hind El Kadiri, MENA Senior Private Sector Development Specialist, World Bank (Morocco)

Abdelaziz El Mallah, General Director, Jacobs Engeneering Maroc (Morocco)

Christine Elaine Lee, Journalist, Bloomberg (USA)

Rachid El Houdaigui, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center (Morocco)

Lahcen Ennahli, Chargé de mission cabinet, OCP Group (Morocco)

Obiageli Katryn Ezekwesili, Senior Advisor, Africa Economic Development Policy, Africa Economic Development & Policy Initiative (Nigeria)

Ibrahim Ousman Farah, Mayor Dire Dawa City Administration (Ethiopia)

Madou Fatchou Sangueh, Coordinator, Tchad Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tchadian Presidancy Support Unit (Chad)

Liz Fanning, Founder, CorpsAfrica (USA)

Erika Ferrer, Ambassador, Embassy of Sweden (Sweden)

Eric Festa, Senior VP LNG Business Development, Total (France)

Adrian Fielding, Consultant, AfricaPractice (UK) Emerging Leader

Helga Flores Trejo, External Relations Principal Advisor, Inter-American Development Bank (Germany)

Isaac Fokuo, CEO, Botho Ltd (Ghana)

Marcio Fortes, Former Head Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social congressman and visiting scholar, Center on Global Economic Governance/School of International and Public Affairs - Columbia (Brazil)

Kassie Freeman, President and CEO, The African Diaspora Consortium (USA) 

Irais Aviles Garcia, Head of Multilateral Cultural Cooperation, Ministry of Culture (Mexico)

Simon Gass, Senior Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute (UK)

Adama Gaye, CEO, Newforce Africa (Senegal)

Tewolde Gebremeskel Redda Director of peace and security division, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) (Ethiopia)

Alex Geiger Soffia, Ambassador (Chili)

Helyette Geman, Senior Fellow & Director of the Commodity Finance Center, OCP Policy Center & Birbeck, University of London (France)

Oscar Ghiglia, International Consultant I.C.S (Argentina)

Thami Ghorfi, President, ESCA - Business School (Morocco)

Blair Glencorse, Executive Director, Accountability Lab (UK) Emerging Leader

Yang Guang, Director, Institute of West-Asian and African Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (China)

Asmaa Guedira, Consultant and Social Entrepreneur, The Womanity Foundation (Germany) Emerging Leader

William Gumede, Associate Professor, University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Rabi H. Mohtar, Senior Visiting Fellow & Professor, OCP Policy Center & Texas A & M university (Lebanon)

Lilia Hachem Naas, Director of the office for North Africa, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (Tunisia)

Daniel Hamilton, Executive Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University SAIS (USA)

Andrew Hamman, Defense Attaché, U.S. Embassy (USA)

Fatima Harrak, Former President, CODESRIA (Morocco)

Claire Hassoun, Co-Founder, Waza Tank (Mozambique)

Christopher Hattayer, Deputy Political Counselor, U.S. Embassy Rabat (USA)

Renata Hessman Dalaqua, Debuty Director of Projects, Brazilian Center for International Relations (Brazil) Emerging Leader

Tameka Hill, CEO Tameka Hill Foundation (Jamaica) Emerging Leader

Greg Horowitt, Co-Founder, Managing Director, T2 Venture Creation (USA)

Nicola Hove, Chief Executive Officer, G26 Investment Group (Zimbabwe) Emerging Leader

José Humberto de Brito Cruz, Ambassador, Embassy of Brazil (Brazil)

Uzoma Ikechukwu, Associate, Sahel Capital (Nigeria)

Khaled Igue, Head of Public and Institutional Partnerships, OCP Africa (France - Benin) Emerging Leader

Khadija Ihssane, Présentatrice, Medi1 (Morocco)

Badr Ikken, Managing Director, IRESEN (Morocco)

Idia Irele, Social Justice Educator, Harvard School of Education (Nigeria) Emerging Leader

Paul Isbell, CAF Energy Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations (USA)

Jonathan Jackson, Co-Founder, Blavity (USA) Emerging Leader

Laoye Jaiyeola, CEO, The Nigerian Economic Summit (Nigeria)

Larabi Jaïdi, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center (Morocco)

Yves Jegourel, Senior Fellow & Associated Professor, OCP Policy Center & University of Bordeaux (France)

Reta Jo-Lewis, former Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs (USA)

Sunjoy Joshi, Director, Observer Research Foundation (India)

Jay K. Footlik, President and CEO, Global Policy Initiatives (USA)

Mbuyi Kabunda Badi, Professor, Universidad Autonomo de Madrid (DRC)

Martine Kappel, Founder, True North Leadership (Kenya)

Mats Karlsson, Director, The Swedish Institute of Internatonal Affairs (Sweden)

Alan Kasujja, Presenter, BBC (UK)

James Kirchik, Visiting Fellow Brookings Insitution (USA) Emerging Leader

Dustin Klaudt, Law Clerk, Constitutional Court (South Africa) Emerging Leader

Youssef Kobo Aouriaghel, Strategic Innovation Consultant (Belgium) Emerging Leader

R. Andreas Kraemer, Founder & Chairman, Ecologic Institute (Germany)

Driss Ksikes, Director Center for Social Economic and Managerial Studies (Morocco)

Richard L. Smotkin, Global Advisor, Comcast (USA)

Dominique Lafont, Managing director, Lafont Africa Corporation (France)

Mpume Langa, KwaZulu Natal Regional Head, Bidvest Bank (South Africa)

Mohamed Khalid Laraichi , General Secretary, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco

Olivier Lavinal, Manager of the Global Concessional Financing Facility, World Bank (France)

Mosun Layode, Executive Director, The African Philanthropy Forum (Nigeria)

Frannie Léautier, Founder and Managing Partner, The Fezembat Group (France)

Kwon Hyung Lee, Head of the Middle East and Africa Team, Department of Europe Americas and Eurasia, KIEP - Korean Institute for International Economic Policy (South Korea)

Christian Leffler, Deputy Secretary General for Economic and Global Issues, European External Action Service (Sweden)

Mary Beth Leonard, Ambassador, US permanent representative to UNECA, U.S. Mission to the African Union (USA)

Ian Lesser, Vice President, German Marshall Fund of the United States (USA)

Carlos Raul Leon Gomez, Economic Consultant, Inter American Development Bank (Mexico) Emerging Leader

Blanche Leridon, Fellow, Institut Montaigne (France) Emerging Leader

Jean-David Levitte, Ambassador, Institut de France (France)

Tod Marshall Lindberg, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute (USA)

Moubarack Lo, Senior Visiting Fellow & President, OCP Policy Center & Emergence Institute (Senegal)

Christopher Lord, Morocco Desk Officer, United States Africa Command (USA)

Jean-Hervé Lorenzi, President, Cercle des économistes (France)

Karim Lotfi Senhadji, CEO OCP Africa (Morocco)

Mohammed  Loulichki,  Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center (Morocco)

Silas Lwakabamba, Former Minister of Education (Tanzania)

Rida Lyammouri, Founder and President, Sahel MeMo (Morocco)

Hassan M. Jallow, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture (Gambia)

Ade Mabogunje, Associate Director, Design Thinking School, Standford (Nigeria)

Paolo Magri, Executive Vice President and Director, Italian Institute for International Political Studies (Italy)

Shulavoy Majumbar, Munk Senior McDonald-Laurier Institute (India)

Eniola Mafe, Niger Delta Partnerhips, Initiative Foundation (USA) Emerging Leader

Bio Bertrand Mama, Research Officer, Presidency (Benin) Emerging Leader

Assefa Mamecha, Minister Advisor (Ethiopia)

Shuvaloy Majumdar, Munk Senior Fellow, Macdonald-Laurier Institute (Canada)

Jason Marczak, Director, Atlantic Council, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center (USA)

Marie Françoise Marie-Nelly, Country Director, World Bank (France)

Mass Mboup, Journalist, Grand Reporter, Les Echos-Afrique (Senegal)

Kerry McNamara, Advisor to the CEO, OCP Group (USA)

Younes Mechrafi, Director, Marocaine des Jeux et des Sports (Morocco)

Pablo Medina, Senior Mexico Analyst, Wood Mackenzie (Mexico) Emerging Leader

Alejandra Mejia, Director public and private sector support, Teach For All (Colombia)

Aziz Mekouar, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center (Morocco)

Catarina Mendes Leal, Head of the International Relations Department and University Lecturer Invited, Economy And Food Safety Standards Authority (Portugal)

Adriana Mesquita Corrêa Bueno, Coordinator, Technical Cooperation Coordination, Secretariat of International Affairs, Embrapa (Brazil)

Mustapha Metaich, President, Association of Centrale and SUPELEC Engineers of Morocco (Morocco)

Simohamed Methqal, Director, Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation (Morocco)

David Michael, Global Initiative for Food security and Ecosystem Preservation, GIFSEP (Nigeria) Emerging Leader

Serge  Michailof, Researcher, ASPEN (France)

Robel Minassi, Summer Analyst, McKinsey (Ethiopia) Emerging Leader

Alessandro Minuto-Rizzo, President, Nato defence college foundation (Italy)

Anthony Moffet (toby), Senior Advisor, Mayer Brown (Angola)

Leïla Mokaddem, Représentante résidente, Banque Africaine de Développement (Tunisia)

Kariba Moko, Partner, Moad Capital (Kenya) Emerging Leader

Miguel Moratinos, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs (Spain)

Marouane Mortabit, Manager Mediation Officer, OCP Group (Morocco)

Said Mouline, Director General, The Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency (Morocco)

Goodiel Charles Moshi, ICT Director and Lecturer, University of Dodoma (Tanzania) Emerging Leader

Antonio Mosquito, CEO , Grupo Antonio Mosquito (Angola)

Noureddine Mouaddib, President, Université Internationale de Rabat (Morocco) 

Nkosana Donald Moyo, Founder and Chairman, Mandela Institute for Development Studies (Zimbabwe)

Jean-Claude Muhire, Founder and CEO, Love the Kids Foundation (Rwanda) Emerging Leader

Marie-Luise Mujawayezu, Program Manager, Youth and Women Driver of Peace (Rwanda) Emerging Leader

Mehdi Nassih, Founder and CEO of Bawaba (Morocco) Emerging Leader

Michelle Ndiaye, Director, Africa Peace and Security Programme, Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS), Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (USA)

Malao Ndiaye, Monitoring Specialist, Ministry of Energy (Senegal) Emerging Leader

Oumar Ndiaye, Journalist, Le Soleil (Senegal)

Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, President, International Affairs Institute (Italy)

Ana Janaina Nelson, Corporate Responsibility Director, Bacardi (Mexico) Emerging Leader

Paulo  Neves, President, IPDAL Institute for the Promotion of Latin America and the Caribbean (Portugal)

Mary-Jean Nleya, Alumni Emerging Leaders (Botswana)

Vicky Ngari-Wilson, Social Innovation Consultant, Good Ambition CIC (Kenya) Emerging Leader

Sobel Ngom, Manager, Social Change Factory (Senegal) Emerging Leader

Thione Niang, Co-Founder, Akon Lighting Africa (Senegal)

Chimaobi Nna, Senior Research Officer, Energy Commission (Nigeria) Emerging Leader

Eric Ntumba, Head of Corporate Private and Diaspora Banking, Equity Bank Congo (DRC) Emerging Leader

Raphael Obonyo, Member Advisory Council, The Youth Congress (Kenya) Emerging Leader

Can Ogutço, Outreach Countries Officer, International Energy Secretariat (France) Emerging Leader

Mehmet Ogutcu, Chairman, Global Resources Corporation (Turkey)

Enuma Okoro, Writer & Speaker, Independant (Nigeria) Emerging Leader

Mathe Amanda Onamandla, CEO, Ndlovukazi Online Media (South Africa) Emerging Leader

Chukwuka Onyekwena, Executive Director, Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (Nigeria)

Driss Ouazar, OCP Group (Morocco)

Osei-Tutu Joana Ama, Head of Women, Peace and Security Institute, Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center (Ghana)

Chiedu Osakwe, Trade Advisor to the Honourable Minister and Chief Negotiator, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (Nigeria)

Eric Osiakwan, Managing Partner, Chanzo Capital (Ghana) Emerging Leader

Moses Osiru, Deputy Executive Secretary, Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (Uganda)

Joana Ama Osei-Tutu, Head of Women Peace and Security Institute, Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Center (Ghana) Emerging Leader

Funlola Otukoya, Investor Lead, CDP (USA) Emerging Leader

Fathallah Oualalou, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center (Morocco)

Fatima Ouanssaidi, Co owner/founder, Point PR/ Rif Productions (South Africa)

Lemine Ould Salem, Jounalist, La Tribune de Genève (Mauritania) 

Lahcen Oulhaj, Former Dean of Uni. Med V and Member of CESE (Morocco)

Anas Oulmidi, Surgeon (Morocco) Emerging Leader

Oluseyi Oyenuga, Executive Director, AtmanCorp (Nigeria) Emerging Leader

Zach Pagovski, Program Officer, German Marshall Fund of the United States (USA) Emerging Leader

Ana Palacio, Member, Council of State (Spain)

Sir Nick Parker, General (Retired) Senior Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute (UK)

Luiz Pereira Da Silva, Deputy General Manager, Bank of International Settlments (Brazil)

Francis Perrin, Senior Fellow, OCP Policy Center (France)

Avril Perry, Strategy Associate, Africa Expert Network (USA) Emerging Leader

Michel Petit, Professeur, Institut Agronomique Mediterraneen de Montpellier (France)

J. Peter Pham, Vice President and Director, Africa Center, Atlantic Council of the United States (USA)

Paulo Portas, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Portugal)

Federico Ramón Puerta, Former President and current Ambassador in Spain (Argentina)

Jorge Quiroga, Former President (Bolivia) 

Bouchra Rahmouni-Benhida, Professor, Université Hassan 1 Setat (Morocco)

Vanessa Raine, Director, Gilan Holding Group (Azerbaidjan)

Omar Recho, Data Analyst, OCP Group (Morocco) Emerging Leader

Mbuih Zukane Retruyap, Lecturer, University of Dschang (Cameroon) Emerging Leader

El Mostafa Rezrazi, Senior Research Fellow, , OCP Policy Center (Morocco)

Hiba Rizk, Senior Environmental Specialist, Jacobs Engeneering Maroc (Morocco) Emerging Leader

Miguel Ángel Rodriguez Echeverría, Former President (Costa Rica)

Peter Rogers, Faculty Associate, Harvard University Center for the Environment (USA)

Amilcar Romero, Founder and President, Ankawa International (Peru) Emerging Leader

Anabella Ron, Strategic Consultant, Inter-Americain Development Bank (USA) Emerging Leader

Michaella  Rugwizangoga, Project Officer - Innovation Accelerator, Imbuto Foundation (Rwanda) Emerging Leader

Nicolò Russo Perez, Coordinator International Affairs, Compagnia di San Paolo (Italy)

Lourival Sant’Anna, Columnist & Reporter, O Estado de São Paulo (Brazil)

Mayecor Sar, Policy Adviser, Presidential Delivery Unit (Senegal) Emerging Leader

Antoinette Sayeh, Former Director of the African Department IMF & Distinguished visiting Fellow, Center for Global Development (Liberia)

Andres Schipani, Brazil Correspondent, Financial Times (Argentina)

Edward Scicluna, Minister for Finance, Ministry of Finance (Malta)

Barre Seguin, Director, Strategy, Plans and Programs, U.S. Africa Command (USA)

Andrés Serbin Pont, Research Director, Regional Coordinator for Economic and Social Research (CRIES, Argentina) Emerging Leader

Richard Ahedor Seshie, President Association 3636 (Ivory Coast) Emerging Leader

Sandiso Sibisi, Open Innovation Africa Lead, Accenture (South Africa) Emerging Leader

Landry Signé, Senior Non-resident Fellow & Distinguished Fellow, OCP Policy Center & Stanford University’s Center for African Studies (Cameroon)

Fathallah Sijilmassi, Secretary General, Union for the Mediterranean (Morocco)

Esther Silver-Parker, President and CEO, Silver Parker Group (USA)

Bernardo Sorj, Director, Edelstein Center for Social Research (Brazil)

Mohamed Soual , Chief Economist, OCP Group (Morocco)

Caroline Southey, Editor at large, The Conversation Africa (UK)

Eliot Pence, Director, Africa, Mc Larty Associates (USA)

Jorge Lima Spencer Lima, President, Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Sotavento (Cabo Verde)

Hammad Sqalli, Researcher, CESEM (Morocco)

Seth Stodder, Assistant Secretary for Threat Prevention and Security, former Assistant Secretary for Borders, Immigration and Trade, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (USA)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Director, Parnasse International (France)

Sérgio Suchodolski, Director-General for Strategy and Partnerships of the New Development Bank, the New Development Bank (Brazil)

Achraf Swelam, Director, Cairo Center for Conflict Resolution & Peacekeeping in Africa (Egypt)

Simone Tagliapietra, Research Fellow, Bruegel (Italy)

Isam Taib, Political Counsellor, Moroccan Embassy in Washington DC (Morocco)

Anthioumane Tandia, Editor in Chief, Afrimag (Mauritania - Morocco)

Hamza Tanko, Special Business Advisor to the Minister Business Development (Ghana)

Selasie Tay, Director, Tongu Youth Agenda for Developement (Ghana) Emerging Leader

Katarvia Taylor, Senior Director for International Projects and Operations, The Whitaker Group (USA)

Mostafa Terrab, Chairman and CEO, OCP Group (Morocco)

Natznet Tesfay, Director of Africa Analysis Economics and Country Risk, IHS Markit (UK)

Njoya Tikum, Regional Anti-Corruption and Economic Governance Policy Advisor, United Nations Development Program (Cameroon) Emerging Leader

Safia Tmiri, Consultant, Financial and Private Sector Development, The World Bank & International Finance Corporation Emerging Leader

Aminata Touré, former Prime Minister, Office of the Prime Minister (Senegal)

Loubna Tricha, Secretary General, OFPPT (Morocco)

Yarik Turianskyi, Deputy Programme Head, Governance and APRM Programme, South African Institute of International Affairs (Ukrain)

Isabelle Tsakok, Senior Visiting Fellow & Adjunct professor, OCP Policy Center & Columbia SIPA (Japan)

Sem Mandella Uutoni, Special Assistant, African Union (Namibia) Emerging Leader

Ibrahim Usman, Mayor, Dire Dawa City Administration (Ethiopia)

Chika Uwazie, CEO Talent Base (Nigeria) Emerging Leader

Erik Van Der Veen, Programme Coordinator, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (Netherlands)

Henri Louis Vedie, Professor, HEC Paris (France)

Hubert Védrine, Former Foreign Affairs Minister, HV Conseil (France)

Lisa Ventura, Project Specialist, Word Economic Forum (Switzerland) Emerging Leader

Gustavo Vidigal, Special Advisor Culture Secretariat of The Federal District (Brazil) Emerging Leader

Alex Vines, "Research Director, Area Studies and International Law, Head, Africa Programme", Chatham House (UK)

Kurt Volker, Executive Director, McCain Institute (USA)

Stephane Voisin, The Climate Chain, ILB Research Initiative (France)

Richard Werly, Journalist, Le Temps (Switzerland)

Devorah West, Private Sector Engagement Advisor, USAID (USA) Emerging Leader

Rosa Whitaker, President and CEO, The Whitaker Group (USA)

Patrick Worms, Senior Science Policy Advisor, World Agroforestry Centre (Germany)

Lanxin Xiang, Professor, Graduate Institute of Geneva (China)

Gilles Yabi, Founder, West Africa Citizen Think Tank (Benin)

Salima Yacoubi Soussane, Journalist - UN Correspondant (Morocco)

Tanko Salihu Yakassai, Radio Presenter, Freedom Radio Kano (Nigeria)

John Yearwood, Executive Board Chairman, International Press Institute. Former World Editor, Miami Herald (USA)  

Estelle Youssouffa, Reporter BFM TV (France)

William Zartman, Jacob Blaustein Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University (USA)

Khalid Zerouali, Director of Migration and Border Control, Ministry of Interior (Morocco)

Mohammad Zia, Global Nexus (Morocco)

Lionel Zinsou, Former Prime Minister of Benin (France - Benin)