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SuperReturn Africa
3-5 December 2024
The Westin, Cape Town

Magdi Amin
Managing Partner at African Renaissance Partners


Magdi M. Amin is the Managing Partner of African Renaissance Partners, which backs early-stage ventures that use technology to solve development challenges such as access to finance, renewable energy, logistics, healthcare, and agricultural productivity in East Africa and the Horn.

Prior to co-founding African Renaissance, Magdi was Senior Advisor to the Minister of Finance in the Transitional Government of Sudan 2000 to October 2021, where he supported economic reforms to stabilize the economy, regain access to multilateral finance, restructure Sudan’s external debt, and reform the financial sector.

magdi spent two decades with the World Bank and IFC, based in Bangkok, Addis Ababa, and Cairo in senior roles focused on private sector development, economics, and corporate strategy. Magdi was Managing Director at Omidyar Network within the Responsible Technology practice.

Magdi is an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins SAIS, teaching Responsible Digital Development, is on the Investment Committee of Co-Develop, which finances digital public infrastructure, and the Advisory Board of TIMEP.

Magdi holds degrees from Princeton and Johns Hopkins.

Agenda Sessions

  • Impact showcase: a series of sustainable events