Set up by the leading Pan-African bank Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, the Ecobank Foundation is an Africa-focused organisation on a mission: we want to improve the quality of life for people across the continent. We do this by deploying Ecobank’s resources, knowledge and expertise with the aim of unlocking opportunities for African communities in which the bank operates.

The Ecobank Foundation focuses on three key areas:

Carl Manlan

Chief Operating Officer, Ecobank Foundation

Carl Manlan is an economist with over ten years of experience in health, finance and project implementation.

Abou Kabassi

Abou Kabassi is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Ecobank Benin and is an accomplished bank and finance consultant.

Gervais Bouti Viaudo

Gervais Bouti-Viaudo is the Chairman of the Steering Committee of Centre de Formalités des Entreprises in the Republic of Congo, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of MTN Congo.

Muthoni Gichohi

Muthoni is Principal Partner at Muthoni Gichohi & Co Advocates, a law firm in Nairobi, Kenya that specialises in commercial work.

Patrick Daniel Chissanga

A Chartered Accountant, Patrick Chisanga is the Managing Director of Dynamic Concepts and Executive Chairman of Muchanga Investments.