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.

Testimonials

Here is the end of it all - Faith Abiodun is a legend! Worked very closely with him in the last 5 years, followed his progress very closely and his records are outstanding. He is a young, dynamic, knowledgeable, driven, articulate, leader per excellence. Faith embodies the dream future nations would desire for their youth coupled with the fact that he is vision driven, constantly demonstrating an unparalleled level of maturity in his thinking and carriage. Well travelled with a heart for humanity, I believe very strongly he will be at the fore-front of the long awaited renaissance in our generation. Such a privilege to be connected to a great mind.
Dr. Adeyinka Adewale
Henley Business School, UK
Faith is one of the brightest and most disciplined young men I've ever known. He made incredible impact in University of Ibadan through campus journalism and has remained a source inspiration to a lot of young people. I strongly recommend him with enthusiasm.
Dr. Laz Ude Eze
Executive Director, Pink Oak Cancer Trust
Mr Faith Abiodun is a very professional team player, whose public administration skills are top notch, very well traveled and an all round inspiration to the youth of our generation. Having led several teams to success I say; nothing stops this man.
Seun Ladeinde
Executive Director, Sevila