Policy Centre for African Peoples

The platform for African education and engagement

The Policy Centre for African Peoples (PCAP) was founded in the United Kingdom in 2008 by a group of African Diaspora members led by Sylvie Aboa-Bradwell. PCAP works to provide a platform for the education and engagement of African communities and the general public. 

To fulfil this objective, PCAP carries out educational, research and social engagement projects in the areas of education and leadership.


Our Mission:

The mission of PCAP is to provide a platform for the education and engagement of African individuals and the general public in the areas of education and leadership.

Our Vision:

PCAP envisions a world where African individuals and the general public are educated and engaged in the areas of education and leadership.

Our Values:

* Accountability * Professionalism * Inclusiveness * Integrity * Transparency




Dr Mohamed Rashid Hassan PhD – Mohamed Rashid Hassan became a Trustee of PCAP in May 2011. He is an internationally respected analyst on topics related to Africa including African political engagement, history, economic development and international relations.





Mr Christopher Buckwell – Chris Buckwell qualified as a solicitor in 1982 and has since worked within the legal profession and in associated fields. He has particular experience in training and a strong interest in the legal aspects of immigration. He has now visited 25 countries on the African Continent (all at his own costs!) and with languages is able to tackle Mandinka, basic French and Portuguese.  Apart from the law, Chris has performed on soprano saxophone in West Africa on numerous occasions over the past 20 years, encouraging local bands.


Ms Amanda Clarissa Oduka -Amanda Clarissa Oduka has worked in the Voluntary Sector for over 10 years. Over  time,she has programme-managed over 10 initiatives for delivery within the UK and internationally. She is also currently one of the 100 diaspora change makers and studied International Development: NGO Management at the University of East London. She is proficient in programme management, fundraising, governance and Monitoring and Evaluation. She is passionate about community engagement, HIV/AIDS, education and advocacy.





Dr Titilola Banjoko – Titi Banjoko is a healthcare professional with extensive experience in international development. She successfully pioneered the formation of AfricaRecruit a programme designed to build capacity in Africa using human capital as the main driver.

Mr. John Mensah, BA, MBA –John Mensah was the Chairman of PCAP from its creation in September 2008 till December 2009. He continues to support PCAP as a member of the Advisory Committee, while also working as Director of Outreach Management Services.



Our Staff Members:


Ms. Sylvie Aboa-Bradwell, MPhilSylvie Aboa-Bradwell is an award-winning charity founder and director, writer and leadership trainer. Read more…



We are very grateful to the following individuals for helping PCAP as Research and Administration Volunteers:




                  Mr Anthony Ian, Student at RMG School: February 2017 –present