Board members

(Voting members)

Alice Ruhweza
Africa Region Director
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Alyssa Jade McDonald-Baertl
Policy and programs,
European Commission
Christian Borgemeister – Chair
Director, Center for Development Research (ZEF)
University of Bonn
Ernest Afolabi Umakhihe
Permanent Secretary
Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Felix Kolawole Salako
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
Hilary Wild
Trustee and Audit Committee Chair
WaterAid UK
Lindiwe Majele Sibanda
Professor, Director, and Chair
African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA)
Centre of Excellence in Food Systems at the University of Pretoria, in South Africa. 
Neal Gutterson
Member, CGIAR System Board
Patrick Caron
Vice President
International Affairs, University of Montpellier
Rhoda Tumusiime
Former African Union Commissioner for
Rural Economy and Agriculture
Chairperson HOPE

P.O Box 383
Entebbe, Uganda
Shenggen Fan
Chair Professor
College of Economics and Management
China Agricultural University, Beijing

Nteranya Sanginga 
Director General
IITA, Oyo Road,
Ibadan, Nigeria

(Non-voting member)

Bernard Vanlauwe
Director General (a.i.)
Deputy Director General (Research for Development) and Lead for the CGIAR Excellence in Agronomy Initiative