Amam Okafor

Amam holds a master’s degree in Economics and Strategy from the Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena, Germany. He consulted for africon GmbH, supporting international companies with their go-to-market strategies into African markets. He worked within the Competency centre, Energy and Environment of the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce (AHK) in Nigeria. He has had other consultancy stints with Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Nigeria as a member of the working group on Housing, Slums, and Informal Settlement; and the Lagos Business School where he researched mostly on Non-profit management and the grand challenges. He was a regular contributor to Businessday opinion editorials where he wrote on socio-economic topics. He has built relationships working with reputable professionals across Nigeria and beyond.

Amam brings his diversity to lead strategy and engagement in Native Insight all the while standing as a co-chair, Economics & Societies. Amam is a strategist whose interests span the science of society, markets, business, sustainability, and development policies around Africa. He cares about volunteering; loves cooking and good music.