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Frederic Sicre

Managing Director, The Abraaj Group


Frederic Sicre is a Managing Director at The Abraaj Group and spearheads the Abraaj Strategic and Stakeholder Engagement Track (ASSET) that works with leaders from all fields, including government, private sector, media and culture. In this role, Mr. Sicre drives business development at Abraaj, its stakeholder communications, international positioning, government relations and strategic philanthropy. Prior to joining Abraaj Capital, Mr. Sicre spent over 15 years with the World Economic Forum where he held the position of Managing Director. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sicre initiated private-sector led dialogue and reconciliation initiatives during South Africa’s transition to democracy. He is the Editor of ‘South Africa at Ten’, a book celebrating the first ten years of democracy in the country. Mr. Sicre holds an MBA from IMD, Switzerland, a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from Villanova University, Philadelphia, and is a fellow of Stanford University.