Akin Sawyerr a Strategy and Governance Lead for Decred. He is focused on global governance related efforts and growth opportunities across Africa.

Akin is also the Managing Director of Feleman Limited, a consulting firm focused on advising Blockchain focused startups and projects.

Mr. Sawyerr previously spent fifteen years working for management consulting and Fortune 500 corporations. He led strategic and organization transformation projects at Booz Allen Hamilton and Accenture in Washington D.C., and held leadership positions with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.

He began his career at the International Monetary Fund where he conducted economic research and data analysis in support of IMF country strategies in Africa, Asia and Europe.

He holds a BA in Economics from Union College and a MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.