About the Founder
Africanus Annan II is the Founder and President of TAN. He is a Ghanaian Born, British-based Public Speaker, Inspirational Leader, and Change Maker with a passion for sharing his knowledge and experience with people hungry for success.
Specialities: Political & Diaspora Engagement Strategist, Public Speaker, Leadership, Community Development and EventConsultant, Mentor and Coach, Advocate, Entrepreneur and Preacher. Wears many hats including being the CEO of Africanus Annan Enterprise and doubles as Executive Director for Transform Africa Now Network and Hutano Medicals UK Ltd. He is a Trustee and Board Member of the National Commission of Ghana Unions UK and Ireland. Africanus also serves as an Executive Board Member of the Global Wisdom Missions with headquarters in the UK.
Education: Africanus Annan is a Southampton University-trained Political Scientist. He holds a Bachelor of Social Science Degree with Honours in Politics & International Relations. Candidate for a Master of Science Degree in Leadership and Human Resource Management from the University of Law, Surrey, United Kingdom.
Experience: Africanus established Ghana Diaspora Voice UK, a Diaspora Engagement Network platform and the Executive Producer of Ghana Diaspora Voice TV Talk Show hosted in 2017/18 on ABN TV, British Sky Channel and Ghana Local Networks. He is a Publisher, Producer and Chief Editor of GDV magazine. Pioneered and led Change Makers International in Ghana in 1998. Involved with local political participation and was appointed by the then Mayor of Accra as Honourary Unit Committee Member of the Accra Makola Law School Unit of the Odododiodoo Constituency. Employed as a Foreign Service Officer and worked with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ghana between 1998 and 2000. He served in many capacities including being the Officer-in-Charge for Estates and later as the Officer-In-Charge for Transport of the Ministry. Currently, the Director of Operations at Hutano Medicals Group Ltd.
Why Tan: Driven by the passion for bridging the gap and lack of leadership, I thought it wise to establish TAN, to provide the platform for Leadership and Networking skills development, and help in identifying capacity-building opportunities to equip the New Generation of African Leaders.