Barrister Akere Muna

Former Chairperson of the Eminent Persons’ Panel of the APRM

Barrister Akere Tabeng Muna is of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1978 and admitted to the Cameroon Bar in 1982. As a Practising Lawyer, he served two terms as the President (Batonnier) of the Cameroon Bar Association; and subsequently served for a decade as President of Pan-African lawyers Union (3 Terms).

Batonnier Akere Muna was the first ever-elected President of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council of the African Union and has been a member of the High Level Panel on the Audit of the African Union.

A distinguished member of Eminent Persons’ Panel of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM); He later on became the Chairperson

Batonnier Akere Muna’s experience with international financial institutions includes being a consultant for World Bank and also the African Development Bank.

He was a Member of the International Monetary Fund Consultative Group for Sub-Saharan Africa.

He is a civil society activist and fierce defender of civil and political rights. Batonnier Akere Muna is widely recognized for his global leadership as a champion of good governance and anti-corruption.  He is currently:

  • Chairperson of International Anti-corruption Conference;
  • Sanctions Commissioner of the African Development Bank;
  • Member of African Union’s High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa; and
  • Chairperson of the Vetting Panel of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
  • Managing Partner of Muna and Muna SCP.
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