Board of Directors
The Board of the ABIC is governed by a diverse group of women and a man from different countries, backgrounds, and experiences. Click on each member to learn more about them.
Olubanke King-AkereleChairperson of the Board
Yvette Chesson-Gibson, Esq.Establishment Coordinator
Samuel M. Lohman, Esq.Member
Lalla Aicha Ben BarkaMember
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs; Former Minister of Commerce and Industry
Yvette Chesson-Gibson, Esq.
Trade Development Consultancy horizon2030; Former Chief, Business Advisory Services, International Trade Centre (ITC), Switzerland
Senior Gender Advisor, United Nations Assistance Mission in Somali
Samuel M. Lohman, Esq.
International Lawyer, Law Firm Lohman (Geneva); Chairman, Hermitage & Co SA (Geneva); Chairman, GMT Business Consultants DMCC (Dubai)
Lalla Aicha Ben Barka
Former Deputy ES of ECA; Former ADG of UNESCO
Liberian Ambassador to Germany and with prior service at European Union and to Japan