Former South African Ambassador to Germany and former Minister of Education
President of FDC, Mozambique and Chair of ACCORD's Board of Trustees
Former Chief Financial Officer for Premier Foods and former Chief Risk Officer for Sanlam
Chairperson of the Council of the Durban University of Technology and former Director of the UN University International Leadership Institute
Chairperson of Pan African Capital Holdings, former Chairperson of the NEPAD Steering Committee and Economic Advisor to former President Thabo Mbeki
Founder & Executive Director

Special Advisors

Special Advisor
Senior Political Advisor
ACCORD Senior Political Advisor
Senior Advisor

Staff Team


General Manager: Corporate Affairs
General Manager: Programmes
General Manager: Research
General Manager: Finance & Administration
Founder & Executive Director


Programme Officer in the Operations Division
Senior Researcher
Senior Advisor and Chief Editor of the COVID-19 Conflict & Resilience Monitor
Programme Officer
Coordinator: Operations & Business Development
Coordinator: Programmes
Manager: Applied Knowledge and Learning
Advisor on Women, Peace and Security at ACCORD
Programme Officer: Operations
Senior Programme Officer
Programme Administrator
Programme Officer
Resource Centre Officer

Corporate Affairs

Graphic Designer
DTP Operator

Finance & Administration

Events Manager
General Cleaner
Driver & Handyman
Financial Accountant
Admin & HR Coordinator
Senior Finance Officer
Events Officer
Procurement Officer
Events Officer


Programmes Department Intern
Programmes Unit Intern
Climate Peace and Security Intern