Nono studied financial accounting, planning and agricultural management. She is an Alumni of Pretoria University, Free State University, Gibs Goldman Sachs Entrepreneurship 10 000 Women program, MasterCard Foundation, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Oklahoma State University Fellows program and Korean Institute of Development Strategies. She sits on the national executive committee of African Farmers Association of SA (AFASA) and is the AFASA Youth Chairperson.
He worked at Actis Capital LLP as Managing Partner for the Africa Business and served on the boards of a number of companies in the cement, sugar, finance, tourism, mining, airline and food sectors. He was one of the Founding Trustees of the Investment Climate Facility (ICF) and sits on the Board of the Africa Leadership Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Imperial College, University of London and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, UK, an Eisenhower fellow.
His contribution led to the rapid expansion of the organization where he launched the Toronto Global Forum and the Palm Beach Strategic Forum in 2007 and 2011, respectively. The latter event is now hold in Miami under its new appellation: The World Strategic Forum. In addition to these North American conferences, the IEFA has also shifted towards Europe and is now hosting the Conference of Paris since 2017.
She decided to join the private sector in March 2018 and took up the position of Global Affairs CEO at Ipsos, an industry-leading firm in global market and opinion research. There, she heads studies to evaluate public policies for international institutions and organiaztions. She runs “Raison de Plus”, a collection of the publishing house Fayard of works dedicated to progressive causes, and spearheads a gender equality and public policy program (“Égalité Femmes – Hommes et Politiques Publiques”) at Sciences Po.
He has published in the Journal of Democracy, New York Times, Newsweek International, International Herald Tribune, Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, etc. With the Pulitzer Center, he produced Congo’s Bloody Coltan, a documentary report and served as an election monitor with the Carter Center in DRC in 2006 and 2011. He was also embedded with UN peacekeepers in Congo's Ituri district and South Kivu province as a reporter. Dizolele holds an International M.B.A. and an M.P.P. from the University of Chicago, a B.A. in Political science and French from Southern Utah University.
He also served as Vice Rector for Technology & Innovation and Founding Dean of the School of Information Technology & Engineering at ADA University in Baku, Azerbaijan (2015-17). His first full-time academic position was as director of institutional research and strategic planning at Bloomfield College, New Jersey, and also worked at Howard University, George Washington University, Rutgers University, USA, American University of Sharjah, UAE and ADA University, Baku, Azerbaijan. Member of many boards, he also belongs to the Malabo Montpellier Panel and the EuroScience Forum 2018.
Passionate about the interplay of social issues and business, she founded Social Runway, a nonprofit organization that supports social innovators. She has also served as an independent development consultant for nonprofit organizations.
She studied Urban and Regional Planning at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria and obtained an MSc in Environmental Resources Management from Lagos State University. She has an MBA from Lagos Business School and benefited from executive programs offered by the IESE Business School, Barcelona and Harvard Business School.
She spent more than half of her tenure at the Port of Los Angeles, where she first served as the CFO and later Deputy Executive Director responsible for the day-to-day administration at the nation’s busiest port complex.
Mr. Loulichki was appointed President of the Counter-Terrorism Committee of the Security Council (2013), President of the working Group on Peace Keeping Operations (2012), Vice-President of the Human Rights Council (2006), Facilitator of the Universal Periodic Review of the said Council (2006 and 2010) and President of the National Committee in charge of the follow up on nuclear matters (2003-2006).
He held several command positions in schools and headquarters before achieving his higher education in Mauritania, France and China. He was appointed Brigadier General on 1 January 2012 and was appointed Head of the Joint Staff Committee and then Inspector General of the Armed and Security Forces before being admitted to the military reserve on 20 February 2014.