Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

Mayor, Freetown, Sierra Leone


Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE is mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone. She served as mayor from May 2018 to February 2023 and started her second term in October 2023.

Featured Work

Yvonne Aki-Saywerr, Laura Jay, and Victoria Cerullo

OCT 6, 2023 Video

Cities at the Forefront of the Climate Crisis: The Ethics of Urban Decarbonization and Climate Resilience

This in-depth panel discussion looks at how to address urban-specific climate challenges in an ethical manner. What are the latest climate policy innovations for cities?