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28-29 September 2021


Abdulsamad Abdulrahim is a Tanzanian successful entrepreneur, patron and public speaker for various Policy and Oil & Gas Conferences. He serves as Co-founder & Chairman of Association of Tanzania Oil & Gas (ATOGS) a Policy advocacy for promotion of Local Content in the development of the oil & gas sector, engages regularly with the senior government leadership of Tanzania to find solutions for the country's economy.

He also serves as Director of Ocean Business Partners, an indigenous multi-discipline consulting company in Tanzania specialized in energy and infrastructure. Abdulsamad served as Board Director for Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF); Board Director for East African Business Council (EABC) and currently serving as Honorary Consul of the Federative Republic of Brazil in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Highly respected, effective individual with high-distinguished record of ethical leadership, unblemished record and diversified experience in various industries including Oil & Gas. He possesses a Diploma in Hotel Management, Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Economics and completed World Legal, Fiscal Systems & Contracts For Oil & Gas in England (UK).

Hon. Abdulsamad has exhibited an unrelenting passion for Tanzania as is evident in his activities. He brings people and investors together by hosting public programs and private events featuring leaders, financiers and experts with diverse views on a wide range of global and regional topics through task forces, executive forums, luncheons, conferences, studies, and leadership dialogue.

The majority of Hon. Abdulsamad’s efforts involved strategic rationalization for international business devel project and facilitated various infrastructure & mega projects in the region such as EACOP $3.5 billion Uganda-Tanzania Crude Oil Pipeline, Power Plants projects worth over $700m, number of energy and investment projects and facilitated number of partnership agreements in the region.

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