Lord Paul Boateng

Chair of the AECF Board, former British MP, Cabinet Minister and British High Commissioner to South Africa.


Lord Paul Boateng>

Lord Paul Boateng

Chair of the AECF Board, former British MP, Cabinet Minister and British High Commissioner to South Africa.

Short bio

The AECF is an Africa-based challenge fund that aims to reduce poverty by supporting private sector businesses that have a positive impact on rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. The AECF supports businesses in agriculture, agribusiness, rural financial services and communications systems, renewable energy and adaptations to combat climate. Lord Boateng is a Barrister and founder of Akyem Law and Advisory, a market regulatory advisory company. A member of the House of Lords, he sits on the Jt Nat Security Strategy Committee of the British Parliament and is Vice Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture and Development.