Magdi M. Amin

Magdi M. Amin is a member of TIMEP’s Board of Advisors. He is a Sudanese-American Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and Managing Partner of African Renaissance Partners who focuses on harnessing the power of markets, technology, and investment to give people agency and lives of dignity. African Renaissance Partners is a venture capital firm that backs entrepreneurs transforming the Horn of Africa by using technology to solve major development challenges such as access to finance, renewable energy, logistics, education, health, and agricultural productivity. Magdi joined the Transitional Government of Sudan in January 2020 as a Senior Advisor to the Minister of Finance. He supported economic reforms to stabilize the economy, regain access to multilateral financial institutions, restructure Sudan’s external debt, and create broad-based growth. He continues to advocate for a broad-based democratic government in Sudan. Magdi was the Managing Director at Omidyar Network within the Responsible Technology practice. He spent two decades with the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and held senior roles in East Asia, Africa, and the Middle East and North Africa region, and served as the head of country strategy and corporate strategy for IFC. He is also the author of several publications, and received an A.B. from Princeton and an M.A. from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.