• ABOUT US

    ATBN is a social enterprise working to connect and empower innovators, businesses and investors leveraging technology to drive sustainable development in Africa.

    Our goal is to build a more inclusive, skilled & globally impactful African tech ecosystem through:

    - Market research & knowledge-sharing focused on technology and entrepreneurship in Africa.

    - Design and delivery of high impact programmes to drive inclusive social and economic growth.


    - Networking events and programmes to connect African innovators to global opportunities.

     

     

    OUR TEAM

    Eunice Baguma Ball

    FOUNDER & PROGRAMMES LEAD

     

    A social entrepreneur and digital-for-development specialist with 10 years' experience working across the UK and Africa. Eunice is a passionate women-in-tech advocate and author of Founding Women. Currently studying for a Masters in Social Innovation at the Cambridge Centre of Social Innovation - Judge Business School.

    Stav Bar-Shany

    SOCIAL INNOVATION ADVISER

    A social change and innovation specialist with over 13 years of experience working across sectors on social challenges in technology, international development, education and gender diversity. Stav is a consultant for social investors looking to maximize their impact and serves as head of programs at the Academic Center for Impact Investing & Entrepreneurship

     

    Gosbert Chagula

    ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAMMES DIRECTOR

    A communications coach, innovation trainer and facilitator with extensive experience designing & delivering programmes to support organisations, young people and entrepreneurs to increase their impact.

    Serah Lister

    OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

    An entrepreneur, business mentor and life coach who has worked extensively to inspire women and young people across the globe to reach their full potential. Prior to that she held c-level roles at global companies including GSMA & Prudential

    Liliana Biglou

    ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER

    Liliana has 25 years of experience leading country and regional level operations for the British Council overseas.

    She has spent 10 years in sub-Saharan Africa, including Malawi, Kenya and Ghana and has working experience of Uganda and Mauritius. The focus of her work has been on youth empowerment and creating opportunities for disadvantaged young people through education, entrepreneurship and innovation.

    Jean-Paul Melaga

    ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER

    Jean-Paul is the Founder & CEO of Whitestone Finance. Prior to that he was the Head of Africa at the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi and Head of Francophone Africa at Renaissance Capital. Jean-Paul started his career as FIG M&A analyst with Lehman Brothers.

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