Mohamad Abdulkader Agha
Senior strategist with 20+ years combined experience with shape-shifters who contributed to market transformations in Americas, Asia and MEA. Started his career in business advisory with Ernst & Young in 2000, then moved to international affairs in 2007 with the United Nations. In 2017, Agha joined Crescent Group, the multinational oil and gas, aviation, mining, port management, healthcare and private equity conglomerate.
Executive member of the global team that placed the "Digital Economy" on Australia G20 Summit agenda, a culminated lobbying effort with the European Union, ASEAN, League of Arab States, Organization of American States as well as the Gulf Cooperation Council. Custodian of the 2015–2021 strategy implementation under the Dubai based Mohammed bin Rashid Global Initiatives, within which he was the architect of strategic partnerships with MasterCard, UPS, Airbus, the Clinton Global Initiative and formulated the 2016–2018 engagement with the World Economic Forum with focus on knowledge exchange, innovation and private sector partnerships.
Introduced country-level private sector support to the 2010 UN Leaders Summit in New York and was named UNDP’s MENA Champion for resource mobilization in 2007–2012. Awarded the "2012 Top Three Most Communicative Networks" rank by the Office of the UNSG Ban Ki-Moon in Rio+ 20, which is based on an 8000 corporate signatories survey in 135 countries.