Globally renowned voice for SMEs in Africa, development consultant and philanthropist, Roberta Annan has been appointed a member of the prestigious Business 20, (B20) the private sector´s voice of the G20 community.
Roberta Annan who is the Founder and CEO of Roberta Annan Consulting LLC (RAC) and Managing Partner of Roberta Annan Capital Partners (RACP), also serves as an Investment Advisor to Family Offices across the globe and a friend to several organizations such as UNICEF, Vista-Jet, Invest Africa Club, Nexus, Milken Institute and Africa 2.0.
As a member of the B20, she will join renowned Chairman and CEO of the Techint Group, Paolo Rocca and other prominent group of Argentine business leaders on the Trade and Investment Task Force which is a committee of high level business executives or board members of business organizations associated with the G20 member countries or special countries invited to the specific G20 cycle.
As a member of the B20 Trade and Investment Taskforce, Roberta Annan will work on policy recommendations that will be presented at the G20 meeting in Argentina later in 2018.
In a short interaction with Prince Akpah on her recent appointment, she mentioned this position will give her the opportunity to promote SMEs in Africa who are often neglected when it comes to the issues of trade and investment.