Fatima Haram Acyl

More than 15 years of experience driving strategic change at the highest level in both private and public institutions. Currently, she serves as Commissioner for Trade and Industry at the African Union Commission where she has championed key elements of Agenda 2063, including launching the Negotiations for the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) and establishing the African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC). Before joining the Commission, Mrs. Acyl acquired a wide range of dynamic public and private sector experience, including: Deputy Director General of the Agricultural Bank of Chad; Director of Finance and Administration at the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS); Audit Manager at CroweChizek and Company LLC, USA; and Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, USA. Mrs. Acyl has an MBA in Finance, with Honors, from Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and a BS in Business Administration (Operational Research) from the University of Moncton, New Bruns wick, Canada. She is fluent in English, French, and Arabic.