Alfred Burgesson (he/him) immigrated from Ghana to Canada with his family to pursue a better quality of life at an early age. Alfred is an active leader in the Halifax community and is passionate about entrepreneurship, youth engagement, and employment. Alfred has experience advising local community groups, non-profit organisations, and government/crown corporations and he’s been an advisor to many leaders in Canada, including the Prime Minister, Senators, and First Nation Chiefs. Recently, Alfred supported the African Canadian Senate Group and the office of Senator Colin Deacon as project lead; gathering data and insights on Black Entrepreneurship in Canada. He is also a co-chair of Canada’s first-ever State of the Youth Report.