Magdi Amin is an Investment Partner with Omidyar Network (ON) in Washington, DC, where he focuses on global strategy and investments in Digital Identity, with a particular focus on the US and Africa. ON’s vision is for a world in which everyone has access to “good identity” that empowers and protects individuals’ rights to privacy and security in the digital world. Before joining Omidyar, Amin served for nearly two decades with the World Bank Group (WBG). Most recently, he managed corporate strategy at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the WBG. Previous roles included Head of Country Engagement, Principal Economist for the EVP and CEO, Manager of Investment Climate Advisory in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region, and Principal Economist and Strategist for the East Asia/Pacific region. In a personal capacity, he writes on Nubian cultural heritage. Amin received an A.B. from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School and an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Biography current as of September 25, 2018