Dr. Christian Herbert Ayiku

Volunteer Global Coordinator for African Upsurge Network
International experience:
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • DR Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eswatini
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Netherlands
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe


Doctor of Business Administration (Honoris Causa), Commonwealth University, UK
Master of Business Administration, Warwick University, UK
Bachelor of Arts, Accounting & Psychology, University of Ghana, GH


Dr. Christian Herbert Ayiku is an entrepreneur, missionary and philanthropist.  As a Pan- African expert, he leads and drives sustained value creation across blue chip organisations with a lifetime objective of empowering societies for value creation. Dr. Ayiku is the Chief Executive Officer of DafriBank Digital LTD, Johannesburg, South Africa.  He worked and continues to function at the highest level in several organizations, spanning more than 23 years in the banking, venture capital, telecommunications, and oil and gas industries. His rich resume includes serving as Cost and Management Accountant at Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) Ghana Limited; Head of Strategy, Sales Performance and Management Information at Barclays Bank Ghana Limited, Ghana; Vice President-Finance, and Corporate at Barclays Africa Group Limited, South Africa; Chief Finance Officer (CFO) Consumer Banking Group at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, Togo; Board Member and Executive Finance Director at NOVACOM Group Pty Ltd, South Africa; Non-Executive Board Director at MARKZURI Group Pty Ltd, South Africa.