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

    Our mission is to build a more inclusive, skilled and globally connected African tech ecosystem through:

    - Market research & insights focused on digital inclusion and technology innovation in Africa.

    - Design and delivery of high impact programmes to drive sustainable development through technology.

    - Networking events and programmes to connect the African tech ecosystem to global partners.




    Eunice Baguma Ball

    Director & Head of Programmes


    A social entrepreneur and digital-for-development specialist with 12 years' experience working across in the UK and across Africa. Eunice is a passionate women-in-tech advocate and author of Founding Women. She holds a Masters in Social Innovation from the University Cambridge.

    Stav Bar-Shany

    Director & Impact Consultant

    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 is a graduate of the Social Finance programme at the University of Oxford.


    Gosbert Chagula

    Director & Innovation Consultant

    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


    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

    Jean-Paul Melaga

    Board Advisor

    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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