Frank Dixon Mugyenyi is the Founder and Executive Director/Chairman of Minerals African Development Institution (MADI) an African Think Tank for sustainable mineral resource development and former Coordinator of the Africa Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) a Specialised Agency of the African Union responsible for the implementation of the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and Head of Mineral Resource Unit. He was also the Coordinator of the AfCFTA Institutional Support Project funded by the AfDB. In this capacity, Mr. Mugyenyi coordinated the establishment of the AfCFTA Secretariat in Accra, Ghana. Until recently he was a Senior Advisor to Commissioner for Economic Development, Trade, Tourism, Industry and Minerals (ETTIM) African Union Commission (AUC) on industry and Minerals.
Mr. Mugyenyi has over 20 years of experience working on the African integration agenda. He has worked in various capacities for the UN, Regional Economic Communities and the African Union Commission as a Senior Economist and Technical Industry Advisor on industry and mineral resource development policies and strategies for Africa.
Over the years he has championed the establishment and strengthenimg of key African Institutions. Notably, the establishment of the COMESA Busines Council (CBC), and the African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) as a Specialised Agency of the African Union responsible for the Implementation of the Africa Mining Vision and the strengthening of African Leather and Leather Products Institute as well as the development of a number of key Africa Mining Vision (AMV) Instruments, namely Geological and Mineral Information Systems Strategy, African Minerals Governance Framework, and Private Sector Compact and the African Minerals and Energy Resource Classification Framework and Management System and the Pan African Reporting Code (AMREC-PARC) that were endorsed by the AU Policy Organs among others