Fellowship Year: 2013
Nationality: Namibia
Job Title: Group Managing Director and Chief Strategist
Organisation: Leap Holdings


Job Title: Group Managing Director and Chief Strategist

Organisation: Leap Holdings

Professional History: Ally Angula is a qualified chartered accountant and co-founder of Leap Holdings, a group of companies involved in the growing of fresh produce, garment manufacturing, and retail in Namibia. She is also the founder of My Republik Brand, Namibia’s first locally designed, manufactured, and retailed clothing brand with a flagship store situated in the Grove Mall in Windhoek's Kleine Kuppe suburb. Ally was one of two Namibian entrepreneurs selected to attend the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit hosted by US President Barack Obama in Kenya.

In 2023, Ally decided to run for President of Namibia. Her vision is of a flourishing economy in a vibrant society, where every Namibian has a better life. She envisions a Namibia where its diversity is its strength and where opportunities are created for all to thrive and prosper. Read more at her campaign website.

Academic and professional credentials: Bachelor of Accounting (Honors)



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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.