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Ernest Bai Koroma

Ernest Bai Koroma

Former President of Sierra Leone

Member of The Brenthurst Foundation's Advisory Board

Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

After obtaining a degree in business management at Fourah Bay College, Koroma enjoyed a successful career in the private sector working for the Reliance Insurance Trust Corporation as managing director before moving into politics. President Koroma served as President to Sierra Leone from 2007-2018.

Since leaving politics Koroma has committed himself to supporting the democratic process across Africa, recently leading electoral observation missions in both Somaliland and, notably, Zambia. Here he played a key role as the head of the African Union Observation Mission in the transition of power from President Edgar Lungu to President Hakainde Hichilema.

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