Global Advisory Council

The Global Advisory Council consists of world-renowned experts in academia and the private sector who advise ALU and its management team on key long-term strategic decisions and serve as global ambassadors for the institution. The Council’s members bring tremendous wisdom and experience to ALU.

Donald Kaberuka (Chair)

Former President, African Development Bank

Graça Machel (Chancellor)

Former Minister of Education, Mozambique

Pamela Gillies

Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Glasgow Caledonian University

Susan ‘Santie’ Botha

Chancellor, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

José Zaglul

President, EARTH University, Costa Rica

Katherine Klein

Vice Dean, Wharton Social Impact Initiative

Arnold Meyer

Founder, Nera Capital

Margaret Nkrumah

Former Vice President, SOS-Kinderdorf International

Richard Miller

President, Olin College of Engineering

Brian Herlihy

Founder and CEO, Black Rhino Group

Conrad Wolfram

CEO, Wolfram Group of Companies

Debra Dunn

Faculty Member, Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design

Eric Mazur

Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Harvard University

Fenton Whelan

Founder and CEO, Acasus

Marina Gorbis

Executive Director, Institute for the Future

Rusty Greiff

Managing Director, 1776 Education Ventures

Steve Boehlke

President and Founder, SFB Associates