Isaac Kwaku FokuoIsaac Fokuo



Occupational Information

Job Title: CEO of the African Leadership Network (ALN)

Professional History

Isaac is the CEO of the African Leadership Network (ALN), a membership community of the most dynamic and influential new-generation leaders in Africa. He is also the principal and founder of Botho Limited, a strategic advisory firm specializing in investments in emerging markets. He has over 15 years of experience in change and project management, supply-chain management, and business development. His areas of expertise include corporate due diligence and governance, process design and implementation, China/Africa relations, political and economic risk analysis, and Islamic finance.

He is also co-founder and board member of the Sino?Africa Center of Excellence Foundation, an initiative that promotes the exchange of knowledge and ideas between China and Africa. He was honored as a Desmond Tutu Fellow in 2014. He earned his MBA from DePaul University, an MA from the University of Chicago, and a BA from Hanover College. Originally from Ghana, Fokuo now lives in Kenya.


BA in International Relations from Hanover College and also a Trustee
MA in International Relations from The University of Chicago
MBA from DePaul University


2014 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

 Additional Tags: International Relations, Leadership, Entrepreneur, Change Management, Project Management, Supply-Chain Management, Business Development