Landry Signé

Prof. Landry Signé is a Senior Fellow at OCP Policy Center. He is a distinguished fellow at Stanford University’s Center for African Studies, founding chairman of the award-winning Global Network for Africa’s Prosperity, faculty in emerging African markets at the Business Department of Stanford Continuing Studies, Andrew Carnegie Fellow at the Andrew Carnegie Corporation of New York; Professor of Political Science at UAA; and Partner and Chief Strategic Advisor at a small African-focused emerging markets strategic management, investment, and government affairs firm. Recognized as a World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leader, JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons in the World, Private Investors for Africa Fellow, and Tutu Fellow that “drives the transformation of Africa,” he is an award-winning transformational leader and special adviser to world leaders on international and African affairs. Previously, Landry was founding president of a business strategy and development firm based in Montreal and a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford. He has also served on the board of organizations such as AMPION Catalyst for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Africa, Citizens Governance Initiative, and the United Nations Association of Canada–Montreal, and has been appointed by a United Nations Under-Secretary-General to serve on the Global Network on Digital Technologies for Sustainable Urbanization. He has authored numerous publications, given presentations at prestigious platforms, and has also won over 55 prestigious awards and recognitions from four continents. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Harvard International Review.


Works by this author

Effective Engagement with Africa: Capitalizing on Shifts in Business, Technology, and Global Partnerships

Climate Change, Development, and Conflict-fragility Nexus in the Sahel

From Subsistence to Disruptive Innovation: Africa, The Fourth Industrial Revolution, and the Future of Jobs

Strategies for Effective Health Care for Africa in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Bridging the Gap between the Promise and Delivery

Greening the AfCFTA: It is not Too Late

Africa's Mining Potential: Trends, Opportunities, Challenges and Strategies

Africa's Insurance Potential: Trends, Drivers, Opportunities and Strategies

Illicit Financial Flows in Africa: Drivers, Destinations, and Policy options

Capturing the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A Regional and National Agenda

Keys to Success for the AfCFTA Negotiations

The Potential of Manufacturing and Industrialization in Africa: Trends, Opportunities, and Strategies

Broadening the Benefits of Growth: No one left behind

How to Implement Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) Successfully for Effective Delivery of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa Illustrative Actionable Solutions for Policy Leaders