Fadina Joins the Global Board of Knowledge for Development Partnership


Austrian-based international, multi-stakeholder platform dedicated to advancing knowledge for development, economy and society, Knowledge for Development Partnership (K4DP) has announced the appointment of Prince Lekan Fadina to its Board of Directors.

This was disclosed recently by the General Manager, K4DP, Dr Andreas Brandner in a press statement on the official website of the organization.

Prince Fadina who is a fellow, Institute of Sustainable Development Practitioners, Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria, Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria, Director, Centre for Trade Practitioners, Fellow- World Innovation Foundation, an Economist,  Educationalist, Environmentalist and an Entrepreneur, is well known globally for his interest in trade, capital market development, sustainable development, environment and public affairs.

Fadina is an alumnus of Harvard University Graduate School, United States of America, South- West London College, South- East University, London, Sundridge Management Centre, United Kingdom, British Institute of Finance and Investment England who  comes to the Board with a wealth of experience having served in senior positions in government and private sector including General Manager, Nigeria Stock Exchange, Chairman, Technical Team Presidential Initiative on Cassava Export, Consultant, African Business Roundtable and Member of African Roundtable to mention but a few.

The General Manager, K4DP, Mr Andreas Brandner, delighted to welcome Fadina to the Board, expressed hope that his inclusion would help propel the Partnership to greater heights.

Brandner stated that the K4DP along with its partners from across the world has developed a global agenda for knowledge development with partners cutting across governments, businesses, academia, civil societies and more.

“K4DP is linking education and research with action and practice. We envisage that the post COVID-19 and beyond require international transdisciplinary research, knowledge management, innovation and creativity for the digital transformation,” he said.  

The Knowledge for Development Partnership, K4DP is a non-profit organization founded under Austrian law at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 3 April 2017, with an objective to promote the global advancement of peaceful, wealthy, sustainable, and inclusive knowledge societies, foster global knowledge partnerships for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations and implementing the Agenda 2030.

In recent times, the group has been involved in promoting knowledge as an essential resource and an indispensable prerequisite for the development of societies all over the world.

The Partnership has helped in the advancement of knowledge sciences in the global ecosystem serving universal humanity through the School of Knowledge Sciences, offering outstanding academic, research agenda linked with the SDGs and teaching with global Faculty working at close partnership with UNESCO, UNDP and the United Nations University

The 15-member Board of Directors headed by Dr Andreas Brandner as the Managing Director constitutes members from countries including Netherlands, Spain, Austria, United Arab Emirate, Togo, USA, Uganda and United Kingdom among others.

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