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Manuel Ntumba is a Congolese-Togolese Diplomat, Geopolitical Advisor, Inventor, and Social Entrepreneur. Manuel Ntumba is a Member of the Diplomatic Delegation of Togo to the United Nations Committee on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), within the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) based at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, NY, United States. He works as an Advisor in Geospatial Intelligence to the Minister of Communications and to the Government Spokesperson of Togo: His Excellency Prof. Akodah Ayewouadan.
Manuel Ntumba was recently recognized among the “World’s Most Influential People of African Descent in Politics & Governance” (Global Top 100 Under 40) - in support of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024) proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 689/237. Previous honorees included the Duchess of Sussex Meghan, and His Excellency Abiy Ahmed Ali: Prime Minister of Ethiopia and 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Winner; as well as other distinguished personalities worldwide.
Manuel Ntumba is the Global Chairman & CEO of Tod'Aérs Global Network [TGN], a US-based global public-private partnership [PPP], established with a vision to support global sustainable development, technological innovation, and socio-economic progress worldwide. The professional portfolio of the network includes collaborations with the United Nations [UN], the European Union [EU], the African Union [AU]’s Presidential Panel of 2021, and many other governments, universities, international organizations, and multinational companies worldwide.
Manuel Ntumba previously worked as Advisor to the African Union Presidential Panel of 2021, previously chaired by His Excellency President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo: President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and former President of the African Union (2021-2022); to develop a roadmap for the use of space technologies, digital transformation, and geospatial applications to achieve the Agenda 2063 of the African Union (AU).
Manuel Ntumba holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in Public Finance, Governance, and International Economics from Porto Business School (Portugal). Manuel Ntumba is a YALI Alumnus in Public Policy. The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is an initiative of the United States Department of State launched in 2010 by President Barack Obama.