Ai Advisory Board

Aiís advisory board is made up of cross-border investment experts, investment bankers and communications directors from business and government. Advisory board members ensure Africa investor remains at the forefront of facilitating investment continent wide.

The Board is chaired by:

Members of the Board:


The Board is chaired by:

Dr Alhaji Bamanga Tukur

Chair, NEPAD Business Group and Executive President, African Business Roundtable (ABR)

From 1975-1982 Dr Tukur was the Chief Executive of the Nigerian Ports Authority. In 1983, he was elected civilian Governor of Gongola State (now Adamawa State). Between 1993 and 1995, he was a member of the Federal Executive Council and Minister of Industry of Nigeria.

is Honorary Life President of the west and central Africa Ports Management Association, and a member of various Chambers of Commerce in Nigeria. He is a member of the UNIDO International Business Advisory Council, the Ghana Investors Advisory Council and the OECD Africa Investment Advisory Board. He was elected Chairman of the NEPAD Business Group in March 2002.

Dr Tukur was awarded the Doctorate Degree of Law (Honoris Causa) by Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria and is a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology, Zaria. He was awarded the National Honour of the Commander of the Order of the Mono (COM), and the National Honour of the Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) in recognition of his contribution to business in Africa. He holds the traditional title of Tafidan Adamawa in Adamawa State.