Our Leadership

We apply APPI core values of integrity, excellence, diversity and sustainability to drive CREPES™

Meet Our Leadership Team


We have expertise and global experience with reputable organizations. We have practical experience working in over 20 African countries. We have learned what works and how to implement best practices in Africa business ecosystem.

Advisory Board

The APPI Advisory Board plays a vital role in shaping our strategic direction and serves as goodwill ambassadors for the mission and values of APPI worldwide. Board members are seasoned executives from all sectors including private, government, industries, academia, development institutions, NGOs, and civil societies.

  • Tessy Knox, Ph.D – World Health Organizations – Geneva (experienced in over 33 countries in Africa)
  • B. Tracy, Ph.D – Development Economist, Washington DC (experienced in program designed and implementation in Africa)
  • Tom Barker, Ph.D – University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies – Canada
  • Kimloan Nguyen, IBM Executive, Washington DC (experienced in 17 countries in Africa)
  • Andrew Ucheomumu JD – Partner, Ucheomumu Law Group, Washington DC
  • Jimmy Macharia, Ph.D – United States International University – Kenya
  • Prof. Koi Tirima, PH.D – Governance Adviser, Office of the Presidency, Kenya