Hisham Elkoustaf

Hisham Elkoustaf

Mr. Hisham Elkoustaf is a Member of the MNCAA Advisory Board and is instrumental in MNCAA’s role as bridge between the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. Mr. Elkoustaf is a tri-lingual attorney with over fifteen years of experience at the intersection of law, economic development and foreign policy. Licensed to practice law in New York, Mr. Elkoustaf began his legal career in 2002 with Morrison Cohen Singer & Weinstein LLP. Mr. Elkoustaf worked with senior partners from the litigation, corporate and bankruptcy departments and represented clients from the airline, banking, insurance, real estate and entertainment industries. Hisham also worked with the litigation group at NBC Universal and with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. Read More.

Mansur M. Nuruddin

Mansur M.Nuruddin is a co-founder and Partner of MNCAA. He is an Ivy League educated, international deal maker with over 15 years of experience in complex corporate transactions. Mr. Nuruddin has had the unique experience of working on four continents, i.e., North America, Europe, Asia and now Africa. He began his legal career with the Wall Street law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where he spent nearly seven years between Cravath's New York and London offices. Mr. Nuruddin has also worked for Herbert Smith in Hong Kong and Bowman Gilfillan in South Africa. Prior to co-founding MNCAA, Mr. Nuruddin was the Managing Partner of Nuruddin & Associates -- a boutique legal and financial advisory firm. Read More.

Bashwa Kiwa Monsengo

Bashwa Kiwa Monsengo is a co-founder and Partner of MNCAA. Mr.Monsengo has more than 15 years’ experience gained with multinational companies and institutions in Angola, Mozambique and South Africa. His work experience has resulted in a unique and well-developed combination of practical and specialized technical skills which are complemented by a good understanding of Sub Saharan Africa’s business practices, culture. Read More.

Boma Ozobia

Boma Ozobia is a member of the MNCAA Advisory Board and founding Partner at Sterling Partnership, Nigeria. She served as the President of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association 2011-2013, the first woman President in the over 50 year history of this association covering 54 countries. Read More.

Ebere Nwankpa

Ebere Nwankpa is an Associate Partner of MNCAA and a consultant at Sterling Partnership. Mr. Nwankpa is a Government Relations expert, who is a passionate advocate for adding value to the public policy space. As a former Special Assistant to the President on Legal and Council Matters in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of Nigeria, Mr. Nwankpa brings with him a deep knowledge of the contemporary government relations terrain in Nigeria and a wide network of contacts. Read More.

Mohamed Ali Maawy is an Associate Partner of MNCAA. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Mr. Maawy has over 20 years cross-industry experience in banking, finance, investment advisory, and e-commerce projects. Read More.