Serving with Empathy

Inspiring change by
design in Afrika

PADI’s Executive Board consists of individuals and experts in Afrika’s design economy from diverse fields duly nominated and appointed to the board to serve in a volunteer capacity, investing and donating their time, expertise and resources to advance the vision of PADI.

Board meetings are typically held online forth-nightly to discuss strategies, projects and events outlined by PADI for the furtherance of design advocacy and impact in Afrika.   

In 2019 at the PADI International Design Educators Conference (IDEC) in Winneba – Ghana, the executive board and an interim board (including the executive board) was nominated and instituted which has grown to include the following:

Executive Board

Prof Des Laubscher (President) – South Africa

Felix Ofori Dartey (Vice President/COO) – UK/Ghana

Robin Turner (VP/General Secretary) – South Africa

Prof Richie Moalosi – Botwsana

Dr Eddie Appiah – Ghana

Dr Vikki Erikkson – South Africa

Sam Nii Adjaidoo – Ghana

Peter Ekanem – Nigeria

Juliet Kavishe – South Africa/Tanzania

Henri Lotin – Cameroon

Interim Board

Prof. Mugendi K. M’Rithaa – Kenya

Prof John Agberia – Nigeria

Saki Mafundikwa – Zimbabwe

Ato deGraft-Johnson – Ghana

Sam Malaki – Kenya

Dr Kofi Amoako-Agyemang – Ghana

Dr Patrick Sserunjogi – Uganda

Elizabeth Obinim – Ghana

Sandra Mushi – Tanzania

Hassan Salih – Ghana