Meet The Founders
Lina is a development, sustainability and corporate responsibility enthusiast. She has successfully managed to embed CR and Sustainability in the business strategy of a leading Sudanese food company and has won awards in CR and social investment on both regional and global levels. Lena holds an MA (ECON.) in development studies from the university of Manchester and a BSc in Business administration from Ahfad University for women.
Tutu African Leadership Fellow (2015 Cohort) The Independent Newsletter, UK & The International MBA Student of the Year Award (2012) Husameldin is a strategy and business development professional with more than 15 years of experience within the Private, not for profit and public sectors at different strategic capacities. He managed large multi-stakeholders programs in North Africa. He also mastered advanced stakeholder management skills including negotiations with governments, businesses, military factions and media. He enjoys working with businesses to find simple and innovative solutions for their business problems. Husameldin is also a serial social entrepreneur who is a founding team member of two successful local NGOs, TEDx speaker and organizer, Impact Hub Khartoum founding team member. When having spare time he also advises local NGOs on strategy and management issues. Specialties: agribusiness strategy, program management, agriculture value chain analysis, dealership development, CSR, fragile and conflict-affected states, blue ocean strategic thinking and planning.
Waleed is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of building successful start-ups and business ventures across multiple industry sectors with focus on hospitality. Well experienced-in business development, marketing, raising capital, forming and managing successful partnerships as well as operations management. Waleed Worked as a marketing and communication consultant for major national and international corporations in Sudan.
Ihab Ibrahim Osman
Ihab is an experienced senior executive with 20 years of progressive record of success in starting up, developing, growing, transforming and restructuring established corporations and start - up businesses in Africa, the middle east and the U.S. specialist in team leadership, execution, strategy, planning, P&L management, operations, products, services and business development, branding, marketing, project management, IT, BPO, Sustainability and CRIERS, due diligence, M&A and PE transactions.
Khalid Mohamed Ali
Khalid is a management consultant with over 16 years of experience in international consulting and delivery. Worked with fortune 500, mid-size, enterprises and start- ups in the united states of America, the middle east, and Africa. Khalid has a proven track record of developing and implementing business strategies and plans. He is known for building and retaining high performing teams and business partners networks. Interests include disruptive technology, arts, and culture, human rights and social impact.