Gwamaka Kifukwe is based at the Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development. He is responsible for the Green Growth Platform and the Young and Emerging Leaders initiative – the former aims to build social capital amongst senior decision-makers and opinion-leaders that enables sustainable and inclusive growth, while the latter identifies, nurtures and supports young and emerging leaders. Kifukwe is both the lead researcher and host of nationally televised interview shows, In Focus and Meet the Leader. In 2013, he was recognised for his leadership potential, achievements and commitment to improving his community and invited to join the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community for Dar es Salaam, as the inaugural elected curator. Kifukwe is also an inaugural Mandela-Washington Fellow (Public Management Track) under the Young African Leaders Initiative.