Jonathan Eigege is a Director on the Africa Practice at Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG), where he draws on his research and political economy analysis background and expertise to advise clients seeking to make transformational investments across Africa. Mr. Eigege manages global ASG client mandates in the social impact and technology sectors, and has a keen interest in how technology can be leveraged to drive development. Recently, Jonathan has led client mandates to understand capital inflows into Africa’s emerging technology ecosystem, develop human capital development advocacy roadmaps and strategies focused on primary healthcare and gender equality, and navigate market entry for several global technology companies into Africa’s most high-potential markets. Mr. Eigege also manages the ASG team providing technical assistance to Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Women’s Affairs, as it implements a year-long National Policy Dialogue on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE), that will culminate in the development of a progressive, National WEE Policy, which will actively consider how the technology and creative sectors can be leveraged as tailwinds and enablers for WEE in Nigeria. Before joining ASG, Mr. Eigege worked as a policy researcher at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and as a Graduate Research Assistant at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, with a focus on economic policymaking across Africa.
Mr. Eigege received an M.A. in African Studies and International Economics from Johns Hopkins SAIS (2018) and a B.A. in International Relations and Affairs, with a minor in Business, from Calvin University (2015) – where he served as Student Body President and now sits on the Board of Trustees. Mr. Eigege was born and raised in Jos, Nigeria and is based in Washington, D.C.