The African Corporate Governance Network is governed by a Constitution


The Members of the African Corporate Governance Network who officially signed the ACGN Constitution, which will bind them to work together to promote good corporate governance in Africa comprise the following institutions:

Egyptian Institute of Directors


Institute of Directors Ghana


Institut Arabe des Chefs d’Entreprise (Tunisia)


Institute of Directors Kenya


Institute of Directors in Malawi


Mauritius Institute of Directors


Institut Marocain des Administrateurs

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Institute of Directors Mozambique


Institute of Directors Nigeria



Institut Sénégalais des Administrateurs

Institute of Directors in Southern Africa


Institute of Directors in Tanzania


Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda

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Institute of Directors of Zambia


Institute of Directors Zimbabwe


Affiliate Members

Organisations that do not meet the membership criteria of the ACGN may apply for affiliate membership. Currently, the affiliate members of the ACGN are as follows:

FITC Nigeria


Institut National des Administrateurs de Cote d’Ivoire


Hawkama El Djazair (Algeria)

Hawkama El Djazair


The global body for professional accountants


The Ethics Institute

The Ethics Institute

African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA)


ICSA – Nigeria

ICSA – Uganda


ICSA – Zimbabwe


Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria


IOD Centre for Corporate Governance (Nigeria)

Institute for Corporate Governance in Namibia


Special Participants

From time to time, the ACGN Executive Committee may invite other individuals or organisations as observers or to contribute to ACGN for a specific purpose and period of time. Examples include representatives from the NEPAD Business Foundation, World Bank, IFC Global Corporate Governance Forum, the OECD, or regional director groups that have not joined the ACGN. Currently, the ACGN Collaborators include:

NEPAD Business Foundation

(also ACGN Secretary)


IFC Global Corporate Governance Forum

 (a member of the World Bank)


Ethiopian Institute for Corporate Governance

Sponsorship Opportunities

ACGN meetings and Business Forums are hosted on a bi-annual basis in collaboration with our members and provide various sponsorship opportunities across the continent.

The benefit to sponsors is that you would be supporting an African initiative to promote Corporate Governance across the continent of which sponsorship coverage will extend to publicity, ACGN website visibility and on-site branding.

As a sponsor, you would receive the following benefits:

  • Being at the forefront of an initiative to significantly change the effectiveness of corporate governance and ethical leadership in Africa;
  • Enhanced reputation by being associated with this important corporate governance initiative in Africa and its Members;
  • Demonstrating leadership in corporate governance in Africa and validating your commitment to the promotion of effective corporate governance and global business standards in Africa;
  • Positioning to gain maximum exposure by association with the ACGN and its Members and Affiliate Members and Collaborators; and
  • A unique opportunity to maximize your visibility and showcase your brand.

For further information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Programme Management Unit at [email protected]


  • Exchange and share knowledge, information, best practices tools and resources.
  • Demonstrating good practice within member organisations and network
  • Building sustainable capacity to enable membership organisations to achieve their goals
  • Common platform for advocacy, initiatives and communications
  • Expand the network
  • Create a favourable investment climate (outcome)
  • Conduct Research