Dele is a writer and researcher, and the editor of What's On Africa, as well as the Communications Manager for the Royal African Society.
Maïmouna Jallow is a writer, journalist and producer. Most recently Maïmouna held the position of Event Director of the African Media Leaders Forum, Africa’s largest gathering of media owners and leaders. She has also worked as a producer and reporter for the BBC World Service and later managed Regional Communications for Medécins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the Horn of Africa region. Maimouna has a passion for writing and is working on her first novel. She holds a master’s degree in African studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Nana Ocran is a London-based writer and editor specialising in contemporary African culture. She was Editor-in-Chief for the Time Out Group’s series of guides to Lagos and Abuja and has consulted on and established publications on West African culture for the Danish Film Institute, the Arts Council England and the Institute of International Visual Arts. She was a nominee for CNN’s African Journalist of the Year (2011), and curatorial advisor for the Afrofuture programme at La Rinascente during Milan Design Week 2013. Nana is a regular features writer for Arik Airline’s in flight magazine, Wings, in which she writes about art, lifestyle, innovation and enterprise issues relating to Arik’s 33 destinations. She has been a jury member for Film Africa (London) and the Festival del Cinema Africano, d'Asia e America Latina (Milan).
James Wan is a journalist and editor focusing on Africa. He was previously Acting Editor of African Business magazine and Senior Editor of Think Africa Press. He has written for the likes of AlJazeera, BBC, IRIN and the Guardian and was recently listed as one the leading journalists on aid and development. James is a fellow of Wits University China-Africa Reporting Project and was shortlisted in the Guardian's International Development Journalism Competition in 2013. He tweets at @jamesjwan.