Muzamil Abdelkarim is the Founder and Chairman of African Trade Alliance (ATA), the leading multinational investment group that’s betting on Africa’s future and an expert in long-term value creation through uncovering and responding to untapped potential seasoned with deep industry expertise, pragmatic strategies and actionable insights. African Trade Alliance, founded by Muzamil and his business partner Bakri Elomeri in 2017, partners with institutions, family offices and individuals to provide diligent stewardship of their capital and unique access to non-traditional alternative investments and investment banking deals in East African frontier markets and less developed countries. The company invests thematically in strategic economic industries that predominantly highlight natural resources and their entire value chain. Muzamil has 10 years of diversified experience spanning across investment management, investment banking, primary and secondary industries as well as entrepreneurship and innovation, helping world class organizations drive growth, performance and capitalize on new opportunities. Today Muzamil sits on the advisory board of multiple Companies, Startups and Social Initiatives, as well as the investment committees under African Trade Alliance’s Core Investment Platforms. Muzamil is a member and vice-curator at the Global Shapers for the World Economic Forum, and was also involved in leading social impact events including the Aquirz Starz Entertainment peace concert to promote harmony among conflicting tribes and introduced the First Womenomics Forum to establish a platform for Women to discuss their societal challenges and unlock their entrepreneurial potential as Vanguards. He also consulted and helped build strategic trajectories for an array of Startups & Initiatives including Mojo Gallery, NK Jewelry, Sudan Hub, ResumeArena.com, Al-Sudaniya Mentoring, and was a lead Mentor for 2016’s global finalists in Get in The Ring Startup Challenge & Future Agro-Challenge (Smart Delivery and G-Harvesting), powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.