Board of Trustees

ALA’s Board of Trustees helps shape the long-term strategy of the Academy. The Board meets quarterly with the Executive Team of the Academy and assumes legal and fiduciary responsibility for ALA’s affairs.

Selwyn Blieden

Head of Africa Coverage, Commercial Property Finance, Barclays Africa Group Limited

David Geral

Partner, Bowman Gilfillan & Executive Chairperson, ALA 

Elizabeth Berry Gips

Education Consultant & Chair, African Leadership Foundation

Nicola Harris

Founding Trustee, The Click Foundation

Belinda Munemo

ALA Graduate (2010), Founder & CEO, Reekworth Schools

Margaret Nkrumah

Former Principal, SOS Hermann Gmeiner International College

Garth Sanders

Director, The South African Breweries

Khumo Shongwe

Senior Advisor, Royal Bafokeng Holdings

Fred Swaniker

Co-Founder & Trustee, ALA