Omari IssaChief Executive Officer of PDB
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Omari Issa is the Chief Executive Officer of the President’s Delivery Bureau, spearheading Tanzania’s growth into a well-governed, middle-income country through Development Vision 2025.
Omari’s business experience across Africa, and the world, exemplifies the importance of the private sector in sparking economic and social transformation.
Omari was CEO of the Investment Climate Facility for Africa where he managed a seven year program to improve Africa’s investment climate and remove barriers to growth. He was also Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Celtel International, a telecommunications company that launched the first borderless network across Africa, where he oversaw operations in 13 countries.
Omari spent fourteen years with International Finance Corporation and six years with the World Bank. He chairs both the Amref Health Africa International Board and the National Economic Empowerment Council in Tanzania and is a member of the International Advisory Council of China Investment Corporation.
In 2006, he established an education foundation to support girls from secondary school to attend well-recognized universities. He has a Bachelor’s from the Polytechnic of Central London and a Master’s from Columbia University in New York.
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