Mr. Bryan Jinnett
Member, Board of Trustees

Mr. Bryan Jinnett retired as Executive Vice President of Operations at Yazaki North America where he was responsible for the manufacturing group of over 50 plants located in Mexico and Central America.  He was also the Chairman of Yazaki Columbia which supplied the automotive manufacturers in the Andean region of S. America.  Prior to this he served as Vice President of Quality and Manufacturing Systems at Yazaki. According to Bryan, the "African University project offers a set of challenges and a unique opportunity to educate new leadership in Africa and catalyze economic development." Bryan received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science from Upsula College, East Orange, New Jersey.