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Samuel Kame-Domguia

Former African Union OCist., Coordinator 2050 AIM Strategy, PO Integrated Maritime Strategy (2050 AIM Strategy) Task Force, African Union Commission

Samuel Kame-Domguia is a distinguished leader in integrative strategic thinking, having given more than 100 international conferences on long-term geostrategic challenges and opportunities related to Africa’s oceans and seas in various high-level academic, business and military forums.

 He joined the African Union (AU) Commission in 2007, as a Strategic Planner within the AU’s Darfur Integrated Task Force (DITF). Realizing that maritime issues were not addressed in the quadrennial AU’s Strategic Plan, he initiated the development of the 2050 Africa’s Integrated Maritime Strategy (2050 AIM-Strategy) which was formally adopted on 31st January 2014 by the 22nd Ordinary Session of AU’s Assembly of Heads of State and Government (www.au.int/maritime).

Before joining the AU Commission, he was cumulatively working in the Capacity of Strategy Lecturer at the Command and Staff College in Yaoundé (Cameroon), as well as Projects Lead, at the Cameroon Navy Headquarters.

He is currently the Coordinator of the 2050 AIM-Strategy Task Force, a multidisciplinary team of international cross-sectoral maritime experts at the AU Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

He graduated from the Yaoundé University (Cameroon), the French Naval Academy (Brest, France), Surface Warfare Officers School (Coronado, California, USA), Command and Staff College (Yaoundé, Cameroon), and currently finishing an Executive MBA Program at Hult International Business School.