Kevin Anthony Nnadi

Executive Director, International Center for Accelerated Development (ICAD) | Nigeria

Kevin Anthony Nnadi is the executive director of the International Center for Accelerated Development (ICAD), which is a nongovernmental organization. He is an economist and project management expert offering 10 years of experience in the third sector and works with rural communities in Nigeria supporting them to find their voice. He has served on the board of NGOs and international networks and emerged as Board Chair of the Network of African Youths for Development (NAYD).

Kevin has worked at managerial levels in national and international organizations, notably Actionaid Nigeria’s PAP project, International Rescue Committee’s food security and livelihood sector, and GFD and BSFP with United Nations World Food Program partner. He participated in the review of Nigeria’s Population Policy and Reproductive Health draft, which later passed as the National Health Act of 2014. He is passionate about girl child development and a member of the Girls Not Bride consortium.

Kevin holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Jos, an MBA from National Open University of Nigeria, computer science from University of the People USA, and a PhD in project management from Texila American University Guyana.

Rise Up Cohort: Nigeria 2022