Dr. Fareed Kwesi Arthur
Dr. Fareed Arthur is a Former Deputy Chief of Staff, African Union Commission and an Organization and Systems Development Consultant. An expert on African Affairs with over 30 years of experience. His work spans all over the world from Africa to Europe, Asia and the Americas. Dr. Arthur holds a PHD in Economics and an Advanced Certificate in Organization & Systems Development from Gestalt Institute of Cleveland.
Dr. Arthur has extensive experience in African Integration and Development policy and international development, and has a Professional specialization in Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Systems (SPMES), Development Financing, Public and Private sector intermediation & Project management.
Dr. Fareed Arthur was closely associated with the conceptualization and the formation of the AfCFTA as a Strategic Advisor to the AUC. He currently heads the National (AfCFTA) Coordination Office at the Ministry of Trade and Industry as a Senior Technical Advisor.