Franklin Cudjoe

Franklin Cudjoe
  • Executive Director
    Imani Center for Policy and Education

Franklin Cudjoe is the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the IMANI Center for Policy and Education, which is dedicated to the promotion of the institutions of a free society throughout Africa. IMANI has been consistently ranked among the top 10 think tanks in Africa and among the top 100 worldwide. Cudjoe is also General Editor of AfricanLiberty.org. He has consulted the Office of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on how to make effective use of British aid in Africa, and in 2010 led the World Bank's Africa region's task force. He has won two John Templeton Foundation awards and is the only named think tank leader in the Africa Report's 2012 “Top 50 Africans”. Cudjoe was named a Fellow of the Africa Leadership Network in 2012. He is an Earhart Doctoral Fellow at Buckingham University in the United Kingdom, an alumnus of Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education, the Atlas Economic Research Foundation's Think Tank MBA programme and the Montreal Economic Institute's Think Tank Training programme.