Eric Chinje, CEO, Africa Media Initiative

Eric ChinjeBefore taking up his position at AMI, Eric Chinje served as Senior Advisor at the KRL International LLC, a Washington-based consultancy specializing in emerging markets. Prior to that, he was the Director for Strategic Communications at the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, a position he took up at the start of 2012.

Eric also led the Global Media Program at the World Bank Institute (WBI) and, in that capacity, launched the IMAGE (Independent Media for Accountability, Governance and Empowerment) capacity building program and Network to create a crop of development journalists in the Bank’s client countries.

Eric studied at the Universities of Yaoundé (Cameroon), Syracuse (New York) and Harvard (Cambridge, Massachusetts). He is fluent in both English and French.

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