Leadership

Board of Directors

General Assembly

The General Assembly is the ultimate decision-making body of ACI Africa. It comprises all Regular members of ACI Africa. Associate members and the Director General of ACI and/or his/her representative(s) may take part in the General Assembly of ACI Africa without voting rights.

A member of ACI Africa may take part in activities of other regions’ General Assembly without right of vote. Members of other regions may take part in activities of the ACI Africa’s General Assembly without the right to vote.

Members of ACI Africa can participate in the General Assembly of ACI World with voting rights.

Board

The Board consists of:

  • A maximum of 19 representatives of the Regular members of ACI Africa.
  • Of these 19 members, 15 are elected after consultation within the sub-regions (North, West, East, Central and South) of Africa by the Secretary General as follows :
    • 5 places will be allocated directly to the members with the highest yearly traffic number in the sub region (major contributors).
    • 10 places are subdivided amongst the other countries of the different sub-regions as indicated in the table below.
    • The remaining 4 members are:
      • The Past President
      • The representative of ASECNA
      • The representative of the host airport of the upcoming annual conference
      • The representative of Business Partners (Gold members)
Region No. of Members
North Africa 2
West Africa 3
East Africa 2
Southern Africa 2
Central Africa 1

The Board meets at least twice a year. The elected members of the Board elect amongst themselves a President and Vice-President who represent the region on all legal matters and official business.

The Board also appoints a Secretary General who is entrusted with running the regional secretariat office and the implementation of the policies and activities adopted by the Board.

ACI Africa Board of Directors for the period 2023-2025 is composed of the elected members representing the five sub-regions of ACI Africa.

President
Mr. Emanuel Chaves
Aeroportos De Moçambique (ADM)
Southern Africa
Mozambique
Member
Eng. Mohamed Saied Mahrous
Egyptian Holding Company for Airports & Air Navigation
Northern Africa
Egypt
Member
Mr. Montassar Ben Hamida
Office de l’Aviation Civile et des Aéroports (OACA)
Northern Africa
Tunisia
Member
Sir AlKhatim Mohamed
Sudan Airports Holding Company
Northern Africa
Sudan
Member
Cap. Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)
Western Africa
Nigeria
Member
Mr. Askin Demir
Aéroport Dakar Blaise Diagne LAS
Western Africa
Senegal
Member
Mr. Coffi Moise Jean-Louis Moulot
SODEXAM
Western Africa
Côte d’Ivoire
Member
Mrs. Pamela Djamson-Tettey
Ghana Airports Co. Ltd. (GACL)
Western Africa
Ghana
Member
Mr. Rajeev Lollbeharree
Airports of Mauritius Co. Ltd. (AML)
Eastern Africa
Mauritius
Member / Vice-President
Mr. Fabrice Grondin
Aéroport de la Réunion Roland Garros (ARRG)
Eastern Africa
Réunion
Member
Mr. Alex Gitari
Kenya Airports Authority
Eastern Africa
Kenya
Member
Mr. Charles Habonimana
Rwanda Airports Co. Ltd.
Central Africa
Rwanda
Member
Mr. Thomas Owona Assoumou
Aéroports du Cameroun
Central Africa
Cameroon
Member
Mr Twanda Gusha
Airports Company of Zimbabwe (ACZ)
Southern Africa
Zimbabwe
Member
Mrs Nompumelelo Mpofu
Airports Company South Africa (ACSA)
Southern Africa
South Africa
World Business Partner
Mr. Sherif Toulan
MEADFA
Egypt
ASECNA
Mr. Mohamed Moussa
ASECNA
Western Africa
Senegal

Member-at-Large

The Board of ACI Africa is also composed of five member-at-large, one from each sub-region, with no voting rights on the board.  The members-at-large are:

  • Mrs. Habiba Laklalech, Office National Des Aéroports, Morocco
  • Mrs. Maggie Banda Kaunda, Zambia Airports Corporation Limited, Zambia
  • Mr. Julien Coffinier, Ravinala Airports, Madagascar
  • Mr. Murat Destek, Summa Airports Niger Sarlu, Niger
  • Mr. Daniel Lefebvre, Aéroport du Congo, Congo (also Treasurer)

Executive Committee

The members of the Executive Committee are selected from the members of the Board. The Executive Committee consists of seven members as follows: the elected President and Vice-President of the ACI Africa Board, a representative of each sub Region (excluding the Vice-President), and the Treasurer. The Executive Committee’s mandate includes overseeing the activities of ACI Africa, monitoring and coordinating the activities of the Regional Committees, developing services for its members, overseeing and monitoring the implementation of the ACI Africa Strategic Plan.