Our people

The Brazzaville Foundation is made up of distinguished individuals who have great experience and who can assist our work.

The Brazzaville Foundation is managed by an experienced Board of Trustees chaired by Jean-Yves Ollivier, supported by a Chief Executive and by an international Advisory Board made up of highly distinguished individuals whose experience and expertise enable them to give guidance to the Foundation and assist it in its work. Our Patron is HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO.


The Brazzaville Foundation is proud to work with a range of organisations which share our aims.

  • Stop Ivory
  • Harvard
  • Londonschool
  • Usp
  • African Oral History
  • Alma Chamber Orchestra
  • King Baudouin Foundation Us
  • Ichikowitz Family Foundation

    Friends of the Brazzaville Foundation

    The Friends of the Brazzaville Foundation enjoy a close relationship with the Foundation.
    They have all expressed a willingness to contribute to the success of the Foundation in different ways. Sharing the same goals, our Friends are very special to us. They benefit from several advantages including:

    • Regular updates on the progress of the Foundation ;
    • Opportunities to discuss the work of the Foundation at exclusive events hosted by the Foundation ; and
    • Involvement in specific projects that matter most to them.

    Our friends include : Richard Attias, Fatima Bennis, Farid Bennis, Dr. Jaromír Císař, Donald Duke, Ilmas Futehally, Renee Harper, Barbara James, The Dowager Viscountess Rothermere, Jeong Shun Lee (Maiko), Michael Ledeen, Rula Lenska, Michel Roussin, Robin Major General RV Searby CB, Herbert Simon , Pavel Smutný, Alannah Weston and Nigel de N. Winser DSc (Hon. Westminster) FRGS

    Individuals interested in knowing more about the Foundation and how they can support our work with a view to joining our Friends are invited to write to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..