Communications Manager

Stephen Akinfala is the Head of Communications at Connected Development a leading civil society organization, empowering marginalized communities in Africa. He is a graduate of the prestigious University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a certified Designer from the California Institute of Arts, USA. He is a multi-skilled professional with a wide and diverse range of knowledge in photography, creative design, videography, illustration, and project management.

His work at CODE also covers the media and communications arm of the Pan African grass-root movement Follow the Money domiciled in 10 African countries today.

Stephen played an instrumental role in Follow The Money’s WSA Global Champions ’22 award as well as many other awards received by CODE and Follow the Money alike.

Before Joining CODE he successfully ran a media outfit that still stands tall today, he was a media intern for YouthHub Africa, a frontline youth advocacy and policy-oriented organization.

Stephen is a family man who enjoys, quality time with his family, creative design, and exploring the ever-changing parameters of social media where the development industry is concerned.