AEPI is a non-profit body and was established in 2017 in Africa; Kampala, Uganda with a Board of Trustees, and in Europe; Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 2018 with a Management Board.

The Management and Advisory Board’s carry out governance duties whilst adding to AEPI a wealth of political and humanitarian experience in Africa and Europe.

Established in Kampala, Uganda in 2017, and Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 2018 is a non-profit making foundation.

MANAGEMENT BOARD (MB)

The MB is registered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and runs the organization’s day to day operations and meets at least once every six months. They handle both current business and plans for the future.

Mr. John Alexander Corrie
Mr. John Alexander CorriePresident
President John Corrie is a Scottish former conservative Member of Parliament and Member of the European Parliament and is Honorary Life President ACP/EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.
Mr. Brendan Howlin
Mr. Brendan HowlinVice President
Brendan Howlin is an Irish Labour Party politician who has served as Leader of the Labour Party since May 2016 and amongst other posts as Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform from 2011 to 2016.
Ms. Bodil Valero
Ms. Bodil Valero Trusee and Political Coordinator
Bodil Valero is a Swedish politician who had been a Member of the European Parliament since July 2014.
Ms. Katharine Bulbulia
Ms. Katharine BulbuliaTreasurer
Katharine Bulbulia was elected four times to the Irish Senate (Upper House of the Irish Parliament). She was principal political adviser to the Tanaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) of Ireland for nine years. She is a specialist in professional regulation and knowledgeable about governance.
Mr. Joseph Lukyamuzi
Mr. Joseph LukyamuziMember
Joseph Lukyamuzi is Ugandan living in Belgium who has been a long time public servant working in an international multicultural environment.
Mr. David Chidgey
Mr. David ChidgeyMember
Formerly in the House of Commons, now in the House of Lords, Lord Chidgey is Co-Chair for the Africa Group and a Vice Chair for Sudan and South Sudan, and for Eretria. He is also Co-Chair for the Commonwealth All Party.

ADVISORY BOARD

The AB provides valuable advice and guidance to the organization and ensures that there is African ownership. They hold a watchful eye to the future and provide oversight.

Mr. John Alexander Corrie
Mr. John Alexander CorriePresident
President John Corrie is a Scottish former conservative Member of Parliament and Member of the European Parliament and is Honorary Life President ACP/EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.
Ms. Martha Wangari Karua
Ms. Martha Wangari KaruaTrustee
Martha Wangari Karua is a former Kenyan politician, Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and Minister of Justice.
Ms. Bodil Valero
Ms. Bodil ValeroTrusee and Political Coordinator
Bodil Valero is a Swedish politician who had been a Member of the European Parliament since July 2014.
Mr. Benjamin Wacha
Mr. Benjamin WachaTrustee
Ben Wacha is a former Ugandan politician and practiced law in the private and governmental sectors.
Mr. David Chidgey
Mr. David ChidgeyMember
Formerly in the House of Commons, now in the House of Lords, Lord Chidgey is Co-Chair for the Africa Group and a Vice Chair for Sudan and South Sudan, and for Eretria. He is also Co-Chair for the Commonwealth All Party.

POLITICAL ADVISORS

Ms. Els van Hoof
Ms. Els van HoofPolitical Coordinator Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage (West Africa)
Els van Hoof is a member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives (Federal Parliament).
Mr. Prof. Omar Ndoye
Mr. Prof. Omar Ndoye Political Advisor Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage (West Africa)
Prof. Ndoye Omar, a duo citizen of Senegal and France, is a psychologist and researcher. He is part of a vast network in West African parliaments especially focussed on ending harmful practices.