Shari Hammond

Role at the 2024 DFM Event:



Ms. Shari Hammond is a Manager under the African Export Import Bank’s Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) program. In her role, she supports the implementation of the Bank’s flagship CANEX initiative facilitating the growth of Africa’s creative industries.

She has over ten years’ experience of various technical positions as an international development and project management expert for multiple stakeholders spanning from governments, regional, continental, and multilateral financial and development organisations including the African Development Bank, the World Bank and the International Trade Centre.

Moreover, Ms. Shari Hammond, as a cultural entrepreneur, co-founded a film festival in France, NollywoodWeek Film Festival, gathering over 3,000 festival-goers annually and supporting international distribution deals for filmmakers. She holds a Master’s degree in Public and Private Administration in Africa from Reims University, France. She also holds a Bachelor (LL.B) Double Degree in Common and Civil Law from Paris I Sorbonne and Paris 10 Universities.



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