Secretariat

Ms. Souad Aden-Osman - Executive Director CoDA

Ms. Souad Aden-Osman is the Executive Director of the Secretariat for the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CoDA), a special initiative of the African Union, African Development Bank, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Export-Import Bank.

Senior Advisers

H.E. Maxwell Mkwezalamba

Dr. Adeyemi Dipeolu

Advocate Mojanku Gumbi

Mr. Oladipo Edmond Johnson

Program Officer– CoDA

Getachew Teklemariam

Project Coordinator -AFIAP

Momodou khalipha Cham

Program Officer – CoDA

Mr. Abiyot Dubale

Financial Management Specialist-AFIAP

Mr. Atenaga Collins Otega

Web/Graphic Designer-CoDA

Mr. Demissew Ashagre

Procurement Specialist – CoDA

Ms. Eden Tewelde Messele

Administrative Assistant – CoDA

Mrs. Mekdes Haregewoin

Administrative Assistant – CoDA

Mr. Abiyot Dubale

Financial Management Specialist-AFIAP

Mr. Demissew Ashagre

Procurement Specialist – CoDA

Ms Eden Tewelde Messele

Administrative Assistant – CoDA

Atenaga Collins Otega

Web/Graphic Designer-CoDA

Jomo Kwame Sundaram
Senior Adviser, Khazanah Research Institute

Jomo Kwame Sundaram is Senior Adviser, Khazanah Research Institute; Fellow, Academy of Science, Malaysia; Emeritus Professor, University of Malaya; Visiting Fellow, Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University; and Visiting Professor, International Islamic University, Malaysia. He was a member of the Economic Action Council, chaired by the Malaysian Prime Minister, and the 5-member Council of Eminent Persons appointed by him. He was Professor, University of Malaya (1986-2004); Founder-Chair, International Development Economics Associates (IDEAs); UN Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development (2005-2012); Research Coordinator, G24 Intergovernmental Group on International Monetary Affairs and Development (2006-12); Assistant Director General for Economic and Social Development, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (2012-15); and third Tun Hussein Onn Chair in International Studies, Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Malaysia (2016-17). He received the 2007 Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought.