Our Team

Akin Sawyerr
Managing Director

Akin Sawyerr is the Managing Director of Feleman Limited, a consulting and advisory firm focused on leveraging Blockchain technology to create value in underserved communities.

Akin Sawyerr is also the Strategy and Africa Lead for Decred. Decred is a community-directed digital currency designed to be secure, adaptable, and self-Funding

Akin spent the first fifteen years of his career in management consulting and the corporate world. He engaged public sector clients at Booz Allen Hamilton and Accenture in Washington, D.C., and held strategic positions with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae over the years.  Akin started his career at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington, D.C., in the Technology and General Services Group.  


Akin holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics with a minor in Political Science from Union College, New York, and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Dartmouth College.  He is also an alumni of the World Bank Institute, and the ASPEN Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE).