Aubrey Hruby

Senior Fellow

Atlantic Council

Biography

AUBREY HRUBY is a long-time advisor to investors in African markets and an investor in African start-ups. Over the last 18 years, she has worked across sectors and asset classes in 30 African markets, facilitating over $2B in capital flows to the region. She is also co-founder of InsiderPR, a PR firm serving emerging market entrepreneurs. As a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center, she speaks and writes regularly on African business issues for the Financial Times, Foreign Policy and Project Syndicate. She has interviewed with the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg Radio, CNBC, CCTV, and Africa24. Aubrey sits on the board of Invest Africa USA and two dynamic Nigerian companies. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Young Leader at the Milken Institute. Aubrey teaches at Georgetown University and the co-author of award-winning The Next Africa (Macmillan, 2015). She earned a MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a MA from Georgetown University.

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