An economist with over 20 years experience in researching, teaching and practicing International Business and Innovation Management in Europe and Africa. He currently is a capacity development specialist at the African Development Bank (AfDB) with responsibility for leading the program development division of the African Development Institute. He is an innovation and technology driver with entrepreneurial instincts and training, supporting creative initiatives inside and outside organizations. Within the AfDB, Foster has championed internal innovation by staff in organizational transformation. He led building of the eInstitute Portal of the AfDB using his experience in incorporating ICT and multimedia tools into training activities. Foster has an insatiable passion for developing the capacity for innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa especially among the youth.