Hubert Danso, Vice Chairman, Africa Investor
Hubert is Vice Chairman of Africa Investor, Vice Chairman of African Investment Advisory (AIA) and Managing Editor of Africa investor magazine. He has responsibility for business and product development, strategy and establishing the group amongst business and intergovernmental organisations.
Hubert joined Africa investor from the ICC (the World Business Organisation) where he was the Senior Adviser for African Affairs and responsible for relations with international organisations. Hubert holds an LLB in Business Law and an LLM Masters in International Commercial Law from the University of Sussex.
He has advised several captains of industry, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, African Development Bank, DFID, African Union, UNEP, UNCTAD, the World Bank, Commonwealth Business Council and African Business Roundtable. Hubert spearheaded the design and establishment of the NEPAD Business Group - a coalition of leading international business organisations that support NEPAD goals. Hubert is an advisor to the African Business Roundtable and is a member of the UNEP Finance Initiative African Task Force, the UN Business Committee on Financing for Development and the International Advisory Board of the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR).
Through AIA Hubert advises business and governments on private sector participation and public affairs in infrastructure development through the NEPAD Infrastructure Investment Facility (NIIF). A $50m World Bank supported programme to mobilise investment for infrastructure development in Africa.
Credit: Patrick Adom