"Axle helped me understand a complex situation's underlying issues to better position ourselves and engage stakeholders with much more clarity."
"Axle has an approach that can be transformational for the African continent."
Director, TV5 Monde
"Axle differentiates itself through its efficiency to deliver market insights, and a nice team!"
Innovation lead, IMI
Axle was founded in 2019 by Benazir Hilali and Nathaniel Jowitt to look beyond macroeconomic factors and assess drivers of sociopolitical risk and innovation.
We combine multi-disciplinary expertise to capture accurate and real-time data for risk-informed decisions across the African continent. We work with a curated network of consultants and are grateful to be supported by honourable and distinguished advisors who provide pro bono guidance. In 2020, Axle was awarded the top innovation of the year in democracy and governance by the African Union and COMESA.
Axle International is an award-winning risk and innovation firm. We develop the next generation of data solutions to capture accurate and real-time data for risk-informed decisions across the African continent.