Core Supporters

 

Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands across spirits, beer and wine categories. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, JεB, Buchanan’s, Windsor and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness. Diageo is a global company, and our products are sold in more than 180 countries around the world. www.diageo.com

Prudential plc is an international financial services group with significant operations in Asia, the US and the UK. We have also recently made a number of acquisitions in Africa, marking the Group’s entry into the nascent African life insurance industry. We serve around 23 million insurance customers and have over £450 billion of assets under management. We are listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. Prudential uses long-term thinking to create long-term value. Through our strong financial performance and international strategy, we create financial benefits for our shareholders and investors and deliver economic and social benefits for the communities in which we operate. www.prudential.co.uk

SOAS, University of London is the only Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS is a remarkable institution. Uniquely combining language scholarship, disciplinary expertise and regional focus, it has the largest concentration in Europe of academic staff concerned with Africa, Asia and the Middle East. http://www.soas.ac.uk