Dr. Magnus L. Kpakol is the Chairman, CEO and Chief Strategist at the Economic and Business Strategies (EBS), with offices in Dallas Texas, USA and Abuja, Nigeria. He is the host of Magnus Kpakol gvA, a Talk Show on global economic and business trends and how they affect Africa. He is also the founder and Chairman of the Economic Growth and Development Center (EGDC), the initiators of SHAFRI (an educational social network for kids in Africa and around the world).
The EBS has developed and is now promoting SHAFRI. He holds a Ph.D. in political economy from the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Kpakol served for eight years as a special advisor to the President on poverty eradication and was also the National Coordinator of the National Poverty Eradication Program (NAPEP). He is currently a Member of the Board of Directors for AfriGrowth Foundation.