Faith Abiodun is Executive Director at Future Africa – a public sector leadership organization. He is a strategic leadership consultant, international affairs analyst, writer and speaker.
In a career spanning nearly a decade at African Leadership Academy, he served as an executive overseeing Communications, Marketing, Program Recruitment and Partnerships. Previously, he was a reporter for The Guardian and a radio host, with highlights including interviews with Nobel Laureates, Wole Soyinka and Leymah Gbowee. He also served as Collaborative Impact Coordinator at Catalyst 2030 – a coalition of the world’s leading social enterprises working to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Today, he provides socio-political commentary for global news outlets like the BBC and South African Broadcasting Corporation, and he is a contributor to Common Action Forum, a transnational network of intellectuals, academics, politicians, journalists and activists. He is a member of the Board of News Decoder, a global education news service, and he lends expertise to numerous projects promoting entrepreneurial leadership through education in Africa.
Faith earned a Bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Union of Campus Journalists; and a Master’s degree in Public Administration at Syracuse University, New York, where he was a University Senator and President of the Coalition of Multicultural Public Affairs Students. He is an alumnus of the World Innovation Summit for Education’s Executive Education Programme, a former Global Youth Ambassador for A World at School, and International Advisory Board member for the Global Youth Innovation Network.