Fred is the founder of the AL Group, a group of organizations developing leadership in Africa. He has been named as a TED Fellow, an Aspen Institute Fellow, a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, an Echoing Green Fellow, one of Africa’s top ten young “power men” by Forbes, and one of 115 young leaders selected to meet President Obama at the White House. A former McKinsey & Company consultant, Fred has an MBA from Stanford Business School and a BA from Macalester College. Originally from Ghana, Fred has lived in several African countries.
Chief Operating Officer, ALN
Chief of Staff, ALN
Curriculum Advisor, ALN Ventures
Executive Assistant, ALN
Intern, ALN Ventures
Acha is Senior Partner with McKinsey & Company and Founder of their Lagos office. He has previously worked in McKinsey’s Johannesburg and Atlanta offices. He is also a Co-Founder of the African Leadership Academy. He has been recognized as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and as one of Africa’s top ten young “power men” by Forbes. Acha earned his PhD and MS from Stanford University and BS from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Originally from Cameroon, he splits his time between South Africa and Nigeria.
Chief Strategy Officer, AL Group
Strategy & Investment Manager, ALN Ventures
Head of Partnerships, ALN Ventures
Database Administrator, ALN
Director of Partnerships, ALN
Isaac Kwaku Fokuo, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Isaac is the CEO of ALN. He is also the Principal and Founder of Botho Limited, a strategic advisory firm specializing in investments in emerging markets. He is also Co-Founder and Board Member of the Sino‐Africa Center of Excellence Foundation, an initiative that promotes the exchange of knowledge and ideas between China and Africa. He was honored as a Desmond Tutu Fellow in 2014. Isaac earned his MBA from DePaul University, MA from the University of Chicago, and BA from Hanover College. Originally from Ghana, Isaac now lives in Kenya.
Director of Membership, ALN
Entrepreneur-in-Residence, ALN Ventures
Director of Communications, ALN