AAFA is governed by a 12-member Executive Committee, made up of academics and practitioners.

The AAFA is currently headed by its fourth President, Dr Mariaan Roos (2021-2023).

Dr Mariaan Roos

President

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Prof Stephen Nkundabanyanga

Vice-President

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Dr Yinka Moses

Secretary

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Prof Philippe Lassou

Treasurer

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Dr Vidisha Ramlugun

Francophone Representative

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Prof Musa Mangena

Diaspora

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Prof Nezha Baghar

Northern Africa Region

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Souleymanou Kadouamaï

Central Africa Region

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Dr Irene Nalukenge

East Africa Region

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Mr Elisha Shavah

West Africa Region

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Prof Lesley Stainbank

Southern Africa Region

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Professor Collins Ntim

Journal Representative

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Ex-Officio
Prof Teerooven Soobaroyen
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Previous Presidents
Professor Mathew Tsamenyi (2011-2015)
Professor Jane Ande (2015-2017)
Professor Venancio Tauringana (2017- 2019)
Professor Teerooven Soobaroyen (2019-2021)
Secretariat
Dr Laura Achiro
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