Monday, 24 June 2024

Mohammed "Mo" Ibrahim, Founder and Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Sudan

Champion's Profile

Net worth $1.18 billion Mohammed "Mo" Ibrahim (born 3 May 1946) is a Sudanese-British billionaire businessman. After selling Celtel in 2005 for $3.4 billion, he set up the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to encourage better governance in Africa, as well as creating the Mo Ibrahim Index, to evaluate nations' performance.

UNDP SDG

Governance and Leadership

Description and impact

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is an African foundation, established in 2006 with one focus: the critical importance of governance and leadership for Africa. They believe that governance and leadership lie at the heart of any tangible and shared improvement in the quality of life of African citizens.