Aubrey is a co-author of the recently published The Next Africa, a comprehensive analysis of the on-going transformation of this continent and a roadmap for global investors and businesspeople.
Aubrey is a former managing director of the Whitaker Group, an Africa-focused strategy and investment advisory firm that has advised on over $2 billion worth of investments into Africa. Aubrey has consulted extensively in over 20 African countries (including Ghana, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and South Africa) and regularly engages with senior African policy makers and CEO-level executives. She has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies to design and implement successful investment and market entry strategies into Africa and has advised the US Chamber of Commerce’s Africa Division.
Aubrey co-founded the Africa Expert Network (AXN), today the most extensive expert network in Africa.
Aubrey is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Atlantic Council, and a regular contributor on the subject of Emerging markets to the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Radio and Voice America Business among many others.
Aubrey is also an advisor on the Wharton Social Impact Initiative.
Aubrey holds a MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a MA from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and BAs from the University of Colorado in Economics, Political Science and International Relations.