Welcome from our Co-Chairs

Mahmood Lone and Boyan Wells

Building success on strong foundations

WIM DEJONGHE and ANDREW BALLHEIMER

Sound advice

Carly Martin

Targeting a continent on the rise

Guled Yusuf, MaameYaa Kwafo-Akoto, Tim Scales, Hicham Naciri, Lionel Shawe, Pravesh Lallah and Raïssa Bambara

The rise of A&O consulting

Sally Dewar, Richard Cranfield, Tom Lodder and Lee Alam

The path less travelled

Katie Grace Matthews, Georgia Barrow and Daniel Francis

Ending the institutional care of children

Kate Cavelle, Kate Chapman and Edward Mackaness

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