Eric Chinje

Eric is the Chief Executive Officer of the international communications agency, Kory Africa SA, Deputy Dean for Media Research at the Dortmund-based Africa Institute for Media, Migration and Development (AIMMAD), a Board Director and former Chief Executive Officer of the African Media Initiative, and a Senior Director at the Washington-based Greystone Global Strategies. He is a former director of Communications at the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, the African Development Bank and the World Bank’s Africa Region. He has trained journalists on economic development issues and advised a number of governments on their policy and development communication strategies. Over the years he has launched a number of very successful social enterprises, including Santa MC2, an award-winning micro-finance institution in Cameroon. Mr. Chinje is a Visiting Scholar at George Mason University, Chair of the “Briser le Silence” Foundation in Congo-Kinshasa, former Chair of the Zambia Orphans of AIDS organization in Washington DC, and a Board Member of the Media Initiative for Women and Girls Empowerment (MIWGEM) in Sierra Leone.