Title: Senior Non-Resident Fellow
Related programs: Long Term Development
Area of expertise: Emerging Markets, African Economies, Governance, Management of Natural Resources.
Professor Landry Signé is a David M. Rubenstein Fellow in the Global Economy and Development Program and Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution, distinguished fellow at Stanford University’s Center for African Studies, chairman of the award-winning Global Network for Africa’s Prosperity, Andrew Carnegie Fellow at the Andrew Carnegie Corporation of New York, professor and senior adviser to the Chancellor on international affairs at UAA, and a senior nonresident fellow at the Policy Center for the New South. .
Recognized as a World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leader, Private Investors for Africa Fellow, and Tutu Fellow that “drives the transformation of Africa,” he is an award-winning transformational leader and special adviser to world leaders on international and African affairs. Previously, Landry was founding president of a business strategy and development firm based in Montreal and a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford. He has also served on the board of organizations such as AMPION Catalyst for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Africa, Citizens Governance Initiative, and the United Nations Association of Canada–Montreal, and has been appointed by a United Nations Under-Secretary-General to serve on the Global Network on Digital Technologies for Sustainable Urbanization and by the African Union Youth Advisory Board. He has authored numerous publications, given presentations at prestigious platforms, and has also won over sixty prestigious awards and recognitions from four continents. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Harvard International Review.