Board of Directors

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Abda El Mahdi

Vice Chair of the Board

Unicons Consulting

Abda El-Mahdi is the Managing Director at UNICONS Consultancy Ltd. Prior to this, she served for two years (2002- 2004) in the Government of the Republic of Sudan as State Minister at the Ministry of Finance and National Economy.

Abda El-Mahdi’s portfolio also included dealing with Sudan’s external debt problem and she actively campaigned for Sudan’s access to the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative. Ms. El-Mahdi was also the leader of the National Economic Cluster in the Joint Assessment Mission (JAM), set up jointly by the WB and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), to assess Sudan’s post-conflict needs. During her term in office, she set up the Poverty Reduction Unit within the Ministry of Finance and National Economy and was responsible for overseeing the first draft of the country’s Interim Poverty Eradication Strategy.

Anthony Haggar

Anthony A Haggar


A prominent businessman and influential leader, Anthony Haggar is the CEO of Haggar Holding Co. Haggar DMCC is the regional headquarters of Haggar Group, established in South Sudan in 1904 and present today in 8 sectors across 6 countries in Africa. The group continues to look for opportunities to create and add value across the continent.

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Yousif Eltinay

United Capital Bank

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Stanislas Smialek


Director of AGS Movers in Sudan. AGS is one of the pioneers of the international moving industry they are physically present in 97 countries on 5 continents. To achieve this level of performance, AGS constantly adapts to the changing business practices and market demands. AGS has developed its technologies and the skills of its staff to expand its network globally.