What Makes Us Different? Our African Experts
AEI works with a dynamic ecosystem of African experts, thought-leaders and partner organizations. We promote and catalyze the wealth of African expertise, advocating with our clients to recognize and value talent in Africa as part of an important movement towards localization.
AEI provides its clients with a constantly evolving and expanding ecosystem of more than 200 local experts. Our experts:
are located in 17 countries across Africa, and across the diaspora.
79% have Master's Degrees and 16% have PhDs
Nearly 60% have over 10 years of experience in international organizations like the UN, World Bank and International NGOs
are leaders in over 20 key sectors like finance, agricultural development, youth engagement, entrepreneurship, education and climate change
about 50% have a background in research, statistics or evaluation
Our Clients and Partners
I highly recommend AEI for their strategic and insightful analysis that gave us clear, actionable recommendations to develop program interventions, leveraging our past experience and other key actors and institutions."
Robert Lankenau, Former Country Director, Mercy Corps in Niger