Moky Makura

Deputy Director for Communications Africa, Melinda & Bill Gates Foundation

South Africa

Moky Makura joined the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as the Deputy Director for Communications Africa in January 2015. In this regional role which is based in South Africa, she is responsible for building and managing the Foundation’s reputation on the continent. Since July this year, Moky has taken up the role of Interim Country Representative.

Before joining the Foundation, Moky worked in communications for the Tony Elumelu Foundation in Nigeria. Prior to that, she was a well-known TV presenter, producer, publisher, author and actress.