Sonkita Conteh

Managing Director, Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone

Sonkita is a Sierra Leonean lawyer and co-founder of Namati. He leads a team of community paralegals in Sierra Leone working with communities to secure their land rights and protect their environment. He has nearly 20 years’ of litigation experience and was a member of the General Legal Council, the body that regulates the legal profession in Sierra Leone. In 2017, he was named as one of the Schwab Foundation’s Social Entrepreneurs of the Year.  Sonkita is also a Tutu Leadership Fellow.

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