The Governing Board is the highest decision-making organ of AGI. It is composed of members, including both representatives of organizations and eminent persons chosen on the basis of individual merit.
The Governing Board has the authority to determine the general policies of the Institute, and to orient and guide its activities. It appoints the Executive Director of AGI.
It’s composed of :
HE Abdoulie Janneh, former Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) at the level of Under-Secretary-General
African Union Commission (AUC);
African Development Bank Group (AfDB);
African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (UNIDEP);
Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA);
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) ;
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Mr. Abdoulatif Coulibaly, Minister of Good Governance, Senegal;
Me Barrister Akere Muna, Member of the APRM Panel and Vice Chair of Transparency International;
Mrs. Sheila Sisulu, Ambassador, Former Deputy Executive Director, World Food Programme;
Ms. Hadeel Ibrahim, Director of External Relations, Mo Ibrahim Foundation;
Prof. El Hadi Makboul, General Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Algeria;
Dr. Monica Kathina Juma, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kenya in Ethiopia.