Carl ManlanBoard of Directors Chair Emeritus, LéO Africa Institute

Carl Manlan works at the intersection of public, private, and civil society sectors. Through his professional career, Carl has contributed to health financing through multi-lateral organisations.

As a Mo Ibrahim Fellow at the Economic Commission for Africa, he focused on industrial and agricultural policies designed to accelerate the transformation of the African continent. Prior to his current role at Visa, he was the COO at EcoBank Foundation and also led a public-private initiative to support an African response to Ebola in West Africa. Carl Manlan is the Vice President, Social Impact, CEMEA at Visa.

Carl Manlan holds a Master of Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School. He is a 2016 Aspen Institute New Voices Fellow. He writes on African economic transformation.