Edward Ndopu

Award winning, internationally acclaimed activist and humanitarian, SDG UN Advocate

Eddie Ndopu, United Nations Secretary-General's Global Advocate for Sustainable Development.

Eddie Ndopu is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed activist and humanitarian. Diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy at age two and projected to live only until the age of five, nearly 30-year-old Ndopu has gone on to become a beacon of hope for people with disabilities around the world. Ndopu serves as Special Advisor to RTW Investments, a leading investor in scientific and medical innovation. He has also advised organizations such as the World Economic Forum, UN-Women, and Amnesty International. Eddie has been recognized as a Top 30 Thinkers Under 30 and one of the 50 Most Influential People with Disabilities in the World. He is the Founder and CEO of Beyond Zero Ventures and is currently writing his memoir.