The Economic Club of Africa in New York is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization created in a bid to further deepen the US-Africa trade and investment relationship.


Theme: Resource Mobilization and Sub-National Fiscal Autonomy: A Development Finance Perspective.

Latest Insights

Summary: Resource Mobilization and Sub-National Fiscal Autonomy: A Development Finance Perspective

September 1, 2021

Summary: The Clean Energy Transition and the COVID Economy: Navigating the SDGs

April 1, 2021

Summary: COVID-19, International Private Capital, and Infrastructure-Led Recovery

December 31, 2020

Summary: A Joe Biden Presidency: Implications for US-Africa Trade and Investment Ties

December 31, 2020

Recent & Upcoming Speakers

Ms. Kathryn Wylde

President/CEO, Partnership for New York City, New York

Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN

Governor, Ondo State, Nigeria

Ms. Carol Pineau

Award-Winning Journalist and Filmmaker, Washington, D.C., USA

Prof. Pat Utomi

Founder, Centre for Values in Leadership, Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Aloysius Ordu

Director, Africa Growth Initiative, Brookings Institution

Dr. Mima Nedelcovych

Founder and Chairman, AfricaGlobal Schaffer

Dr. David Luke

Coordinator, African Trade Policy Centre, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Dara Erck

Director, Economic Club of Africa in New York, New York, United States

Wale Shonibare

Director, Energy Financial Solutions, Policy & Regulations, African Development Bank, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Dr. Lourdes Casanova

Director, Emerging Markets Institute Cornell University, New York, United States

Jeffrey Lee

Principal, Capalino, New York, United States

Joshua Soloway

Partner, Barton LLP, New York, United States

Rich Kassel

Group Leader, Capalino Clean Energy & Sustainability Group, New York, United States

Wayne Keast

Managing Partner, Inspired Evolution, Cape Town, South Africa

Ainos Ngadya

Founding Chairman & Entrepreneur in Residence, New Sahara Ventures Pty Ltd Harare, Zimbabwe

Jacques Prescott

Chief Sustainability and ESG Officer, Carbon Connect, Quebec, Canada