Secretary GeneralCinthia Loïs Ta CEO African Chamber of Commerce Scandinavia (ACCS)Cinthia Loïs Ta Thomsen is founder and Chief Executive of the African Chamber of Commerce Scandinavia (ACCS) whose purpose is to promote sustainable business and investment opportunities between Scandinavia and Africa. Cinthia is a member of the advisory board of the Africa Transport Trade Energy Summit (ATTES), a conference designed to present and promote the continent’s infrastructural potential. She also serves as ATTES Global Program Director, Nordic. She also serve as an executive board member for the Alternative development organization (ADO) with particular focus on African Alternative Development initiative which seek to designed to shift current operating system of Africa from old model of exploitation to new model of empowerment and enables the people of Africa to take charge of their future by designing and implementing their own operating system which is based on the principles of Environmental Responsibility, Energy Efficiency, and Sustainability (EES). Cinthia is also board member of Professional women of colour (PROWOC), a non-profit organization for professional women of colour in Denmark whose purpose is to empower and enhance professional opportunities for women of colour through networking, career development training and workshops, and one-on-one mentoring. Besides being a board member, Cinthia serves as a treasurer and leads the funding and partnership committee. In 2004, she worked as a Business development consultant for the Ministry of Industry and Private Sector Development in Ivory Coast. In 2009 she was appointed by the government of Nigeria to organize the Economic forum and the official visit of Jonathan Godluck in the Nordic countries. Since January 2015, Cinthia teaches “Organization and Management”, “Africa in globalization” and “Corporate Social Responsibility” at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) at the Master level. Cinthia is the co-author of a book entitled: “From trade agreement to transport performance – up to 2050”. Cinthia now working on another book entitled: Post Conflict Reconstruction and the role of Government- The case of Ivory Coast” which is to come out in a year time.