International Advisory Board
Ambassador Harold E. Doley JR was 26 when he bought a seat on the New York Stock Exchange in 1973, becoming the only African American to do so. He founded investment bank Doley Securities, LLC in 1975. Over the decades, the company serviced banks, insurance companies, public and corporate pension plans, and university endowments totaling tens of billions of US Dollars. Ambassador Doley has advised African stock exchanges and the bodies that regulate them.
Ambassador Doley was an underwriting member at Lloyd's of London. He was a founding member of the US - Africa Chamber of Commerce and chairman of the investment committee of the Southern Africa Enterprise Development Fund.
The President of the United States of America accorded ambassadorial rank to Mr Doley, JR when appointing him Representative to the African Development Bank and Fund (AfDB) between 1983 (when the country became a stockholder) and 1985. A former university trustee, he has been awarded three honorary doctorate degrees.