Maudo currently works as an Associate for the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (TBI), providing embedded strategic support to the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Ghana, as well as other key economic institutions of the government, including the Presidency. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 across the African continent, he has been providing remote analytical and research support, in the development of tailored products and advisory notes to support government decision-making in over a dozen African countries – specifically in terms of their economic response. When the first few cases of COVID-19 were registered in Ghana, Maudo was called to work within the Presidential COVID-19 Response Coordinator’s team. Working mostly on strategy and policy, he provided daily briefings, policy analyses and situation reports for the consumption of the President of Ghana and the cabinet.
Before joining TBI, Maudo worked for the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) as an International Development Expert. In this role, he was tasked with strategy, policy and analytical work that informed the priorities and strategic direction of the organisation and project offices around the world. The role also involved a significant amount of research and analysis on regional global value chains, manufacturing in developing countries and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
He currently serves as Board Trustee for The Bridge Capital LLC, where he provides advice and expertise for prudent decision-making. In addition to that, Maudo serves as a senior advisor to Ghana for Startups and is on the Advisory Board of the African Youth Leaders Platform – a project that is being funded by the Ford Foundation and managed by the African Leadership Institute.
Previously, he has worked for the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) as part of the Social Policy & Development research team, the London School of Economics Africa Summit as a Co-Director and with Press TV UK as a contributor on economic and political affairs. He has also interned with UNDP, GIEPA and AFFORD UK.
Maudo holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business with French, from the European Business School, London and a Master’s degree in African Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
- Youth Advisory Board Member at African Leadership Institute: Build consensus, drive results and provide strategic direction, in pursuit of the board’s objectives and values.
Senior Advisor at Ghana for Startups: Providing strategic guidance and policy advice to the leadership of the Network.
- Board of Trustees for Bridge Capital LLC: Appointed as a member of the governing body to provide strategic advice and expertise and ensure prudent decision-making.