12-14 June 2023
Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi Upper Hill
Founder & CEO
Fuad Sajdi is a seasoned professional and global citizen. Fuad’s dynamic career is what led him to this current and revolutionary path to become Founder and CEO of Toggle Market. His unconventional perspective and non-linear career helped shape his values and ideals, instilling in him a moral obligation to always look at the big picture. Corporate Social Responsibility, environmental and social governance serve as a fundamental pillar in everything that he does. As a Civil Engineer, emergent Technologist and former equities trader, Fuad worked in versatile sectors spanning finance, water and transport infrastructure, public utilities, research and procurement; working across developed and emerging markets including East and Central Africa, Southeast Asia, the Levant, UAE and the UK. His career launched in the United Kingdom where he spent 5 years in London working as Liquidity Risk Analyst and Portfolio Manager within the Finance sector with a particular focus on hedge and pension funds. During his time in Central Africa and the Levant, Fuad managed the Business Development of water and transport infrastructure projects and public utilities in the region. His experience in Finance inspired him to look beyond conventional monetary systems giving a whole new meaning to credit, cross border transactions and the social contract of money. His experience in leading multi-sector businesses to develop and expand their footprint across emerging markets and by paying special attention to the micro and macro aspects of business is what inspired the creation of Toggle Market. Fuad’s has been taking calculated risks throughout his professional journey which has brought him to the forefront of the procurement industry as a thought leader and intellectual analyst. “The world is something we make, and could just as easily be made different” is a motto Fuad lives by. Fuad has a Civil and Environmental Engineering degree from the University of Brighton.