Our People

More than 90 consultants work for africapractice today.  We live and work according to our core values : committed, courageous, candid, curious, cross-border.

Our people have joined africapractice from a variety of disciplines. We are politicians, analysts, project managers, journalists, diplomats, public relations professionals and economists. All of us are trained communicators and all of us have analytical minds.





Amb. Patrick Dele Cole

Dr Cole is the Chairman of africapractice West Africa. He has more than forty years’ of experience in both the public and private sector in Nigeria and has held a range of political offices. He was Ambassador of The Federal Republic of Nigeria to Brazil (1987-1990), Deputy National Chairman (South South) of the People’s Democratic Party of Nigeria (1998-1999), and then Special Advisor on International Relations to President Olusegun Obasanjo (1999-2001). He is also a former Managing Director of Daily Times Nigeria Limited. Today, he is Chairman of Airlines Services & Logistics PLC (ASL) and a Board Member of Guardian Newspapers. Dr Cole holds a Ph.D. from King’s College, Cambridge (UK) and a Masters from the University of Otago (New Zealand).

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