The Team

Pamela Carslake

Executive Director

 MA in International Relations, with a specialization in Global Order in Historical Perspective from Leiden University.

Arhin Acheampong

Deputy Director

MA degree in International Security from the Josef Korbel School of International Affairs, University of Denver.

Adams Bodomo

Senior Research Fellow

Chair Professor of African Studies and Director of the Global African Diaspora Studies (GADS) Research Platform, University of Vienna, Austria

Joseph Onjala

Senior Research Fellow

Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi. PhD in Environment and Development from Roskilde University (Denmark)

Aaron Tesfaye

Senior Research Fellow

Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science, Legal and Urban Studies at William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ.

Kudus Adebayo

Research FELLOW

Research Fellow in the Diaspora and Transnational Studies
programme at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Mandira Bagwandeen

Research Fellow

 Works with think tanks, local and international corporate companies, and lectures at universities in South Africa. 

Cliff Mboya

Research Fellow

Africa-China analyst and International relations practitioner. PhD International politics from Fudan University (China).

Mark Kwaku Mensah Obeng

Research Fellow

Africa-China researcher. PhD in Sociology from the University of Ghana, Legon. Senior Lecturer, Legon.

Hagan Sibiri

Research Fellow

Technical Support Engineer, Microsoft O365 (EXO), Wicresoft Ltd. PhD (International Politics), Fudan University, Shanghai, PRC. M.Law (International Relations), University of International Business and Economics, Beijing.

Paul Zilungisele Tembe

Research Fellow

Senior Research Fellow, Thabo Mbeki
African School of Public and International Affairs. Associate Professor, Institute
of African Studies, Zhejiang Normal University, China.

Sibusiso Reuben Bakana

Research Fellow

President of South African Students in China Association (SASCA), Ph.D. Candidate at Beihang University majoring in Computer Application Technology

Kwame Adovor Tsikudo

Research FELLOW

Visiting Assistant Professor of Geography and GIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University of Ghana, MA and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.

Francis Xavier Tuokuu

Research FELLOW

Lecturer at Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom (UK), Ph.D. in Environmental Studies from Antioch University, New Hampshire, in the US, Author

Florentine Adjoa Ansah-Asare


Education Specialist with Edify, Master of Education, Economics of Education
and Management from Central China Normal University, a certificate of
Proficiency in Chinese from Beijing Language and Culture University

Pius Babuna


PhD candidate, Beijing Normal University.  Gold member of the International Water Resources Association.

Susan Cossa

Research Associate

PhD student, University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Affairs. Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Government (dual major), Smith College

Gigi Ngcobo

Research Associate

Founding partner at RoundtripAfrika. Trainee Investment Analyst at Olduvai Capital. Michigan State University (MSU) with a cum laude B.A. in Finance and UX Design

Dorothy Osei

Research Associate

MPH with specialization in Health Education and Promotion from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Hayford Yeboah

Research Associate

PhD student at the Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana. Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and Psychology, Master’s in Communication Studies, University of Ghana.

Linda Khasabuli

Research Associate

Master’s Degree in Development Studies from the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi


Please get in touch

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