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Ahmed Khanji is Management Consultant passionate about strategy and Transformation. Has experience in innovation , Design Thinking and Social Entrepreneurship. Driven by growth and innovation . Among the projects he has been part of  : Framing an economic growth and job creation agenda , Establishing Delivery Unit and Establishing Entrepreneurship center. Mr.Khanji has contributed several for-profit and non-profit organizations. He has also served Project manager at Madinah institute of leadership and entrepreneurship ( MILE ) and consultant at Nasher Marketing communication.

Mr.Khanji is traveler and social entrepreneur ,  has a BA in Electrical in Engineering and Master of Business Administration (MBA) with further study in Entrepreneurship and innovation  at McMaster University . 

Work History



Nasher  Marketing communication 

As a part of Nasher  Marketing communication team based in Riyadh. I consult  clients  around topics of  marketing communication, rebranding  and best practices for strategy execution . We have a strong focus on advising holding companies and family businesses .


Lead Organizer + Chapter Director

Startup Weekend + Startup Grind
  • Building entrepreneurial Eco-system and community in Sudan to bring growth and innovation.
  • Connecting Sudan with global entrepreneurial communities such as Global Entrepreneurship Network, VC Africa, UP Global, Impact Hub  many more.
  • Develop and deliver hand on training  programs in entrepreneurial  education and customer validation 
  • Leading the organizing team  of international  event  such as  Startup weekend - Startup Grind - Global Entrepreneurship week 


Project Manager

Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (MILE)
  • Advising on project management processes
  • Communicate best practices to partners to support the strategic priorities .
  • Participated in strategy and brainstorm meetings for new programs launch
  • Conducted and analyzed in depth background research for clients


Trainer and Coach

Qudrat Training Center 

Designing and delivering  programs in capacity building and youth development . 



Postgraduate Course -Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Walter G Booth School - McMaster University

Master of Business Administration(MBA)

Universiti Tun Abdul Razak - Malaysia 

(B.S.c in Electrical Engineering )

Omdurman Islamic University - Sudan


Public Policy and Governance Programe 

University of Malaya , Malaysia

Focuses on Malaysian Development with practical field visits such as : PEMANDU ( Delivery Unit ) , EPU (Economic Planning Unit ) and Prime minister office  

Certified Lead Auditor in Total Quality Management

International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)

Professional Certified Trainer ( PCT )

Canada Global Centre

Facilitator's Guide to introducing Human-Centered Design ( Online)  &  + Acumen 

Agile Certified Practitioner | PMI-ACP  (Expected)

PMI | Project Management Institute

Certified Trainer of Neuro - Linguistic Programming (NLP)

International Neuro-Linguistic Programming Trainers Association INLPTA

Business Faculty Training

Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (MILE)

Awards & Startup Experience:

Nominated as one of "  The Top 20 Inspirational Youth in Africa 2015 "

Establishing Delivery Unit in Sudan 

Proposing the initiative to the decision makers in Sudan . Delivering a series of  workshops and meetings to develop the best way to execute the concept . Visiting the Delivery unit in Malaysia (PEMANDU) and learning from their experience . 

WIEF Young Fellows Program                                       

 Durban, South Africa, 2013    

Hive Leadership Program 

(Accepted) The programme will be held in December 2016  

Speaker at Arab Youth and Entrepreneurship conference

Silatech - Doha, 2013

Almashriq International Training company

Exploring development experiences in countries such as Malaysia and Turkey. Training leaders of developing countries on the methodology of economic development and development planning skills through leadership training and field visits.

Iksir Social Enterprise

Provide social investment solutions to under-served communities.

QuranMap Project  

The goal of the project is to Summarize the main goals and topics for each sorah in the holy Quran .The project started as Facebook Page and now has more than 49,000 fan and expanding to other platforms such as website and Mobile Application.