Fatima Mahawa Sandi, the 2nd Deputy Executive Director of the National Investment Board, expressed her excitement to work alongside Dr. Edward Hinga Sandy, the newly appointed Executive Director of the National Investment Board. She congratulated him and welcomed him to NIB 1.
The National Investment Board (NIB) is a government agency that monitors and advises ministries on expediting projects entailing investments in excess of Rs 1,000 crore 2. The NIB is responsible for promoting and facilitating investment in Sierra Leone by providing a one-stop-shop for investors 3.
Ms. Sandi is also the CEO and Founder of Nyali Foundation, a philanthropic organization that focuses on empowering women and girls in Sierra Leone 3. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics and a Master’s degree in procurement from Salford Business School 1.
Dr. Sandy’s appointment comes at a time when Sierra Leone is seeking to attract more foreign investment to boost its economy. The country has been grappling with high unemployment rates, low economic growth, and poverty 2.
With the support of their team and external partners, Ms. Sandi and Dr. Sandy look forward to jointly leading this journey