The AfroChampions Initiative is Co-Chaired by President Thabo Mbeki, former President of South Africa, and Mr. Aliko Dangote, President and CEO of Dangote Group. Mr. Dangote is also Chairman of the AfroChampions Club.

The AfroChampions Initiative which was founded by the advisory firm Konfidants, is coordinated by the AfroChampions Organization and its Executive Committee. It is headquartered in Accra, Ghana, and works with regional and global partners and governments.