Christopher Bradford

  • African Leadership Academy

  • Co-Founded with Frederick Swaniker

  • All Fellows Conference Host Committee, Johannesburg 2015

  • 2006 Global Fellow

Christopher Bradford
  • African Leadership Academy

  • Co-Founded with Frederick Swaniker

  • All Fellows Conference Host Committee, Johannesburg 2015

  • 2006 Global Fellow

bold idea

Create long-term political stability and economic growth in Africa by developing future generations of principled, ethical African leaders.

Personal Bio

Chris Bradford is the founder and Executive Vice President of the African Leadership Academy, an institution that seeks to transform Africa by developing and supporting future generations of leaders from across the continent. He brings a hybrid background in business and education to his work designing and building educational institutions of excellence. Chris previously worked with the Procter and Gamble Company, the Boston Consulting Group, the Broad Foundation, and as a teaching fellow at Oundle School, one of the leading coeducational boarding schools in England. Chris and his colleague Fred Swaniker began building the African Leadership Academy while graduate students at Stanford. Chris holds a BA degree summa cum laude in Economics from Yale University and an MBA and MA in Education from Stanford University. At Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, Chris was named one of five Siebel Scholars in recognition of his academic excellence and extracurricular leadership.

  • Issue Area ?

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    Education

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    New York, United States

  • Impact Location ?

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    Nonprofit

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