Hadeel Ibrahim

Executive Director, Strategy and External Relations,
Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Hadeel Ibrahim is the founding executive director of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which was established in 2006 to support leadership and governance in Africa. Ibrahim is also co-chair of the board of directors of the Africa Center in New York, whose mission is to promote partnership, collaboration, dialogue and understanding between African artists, business leaders and civil society and their counterparts in the United States and beyond.
Ibrahim sits on the Boards of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice, the Clinton Foundation, Synergos Institute, Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS), 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, and the governing board of the African Governance Institute (AGI).
Ibrahim is a member of the Royal African Society Council and is a Patron of Restless Development, a youth led development agency.
Ibrahim previously served as a member of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing, on the Boards of Refugees International, the Carter Center (UK) and the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards judging panel.