Mr. Duale is the founder of the Dahabshil Group and its associated businesses. Dahabshil Group is one of the largest privately owned companies in the Horn of Africa, with extensive interests in Africa, the Middle East, Europe and North America. Having started from humble beginnings in Somalia in 1970, Mr. Duale has built a huge business conglomerate across many sectors including financial services, trading, construction, telecommunications and energy. With a vision to establish a world-class enterprise and a deep commitment to ethical business practices, Mr. Duale has demonstrated, exceptional entrepreneurial acumen to identify business opportunities and develop them into viable and successful enterprises.
A philanthropist and a social leader, Mr. Duale supports a wide variety of social, developmental and humanitarian causes and projects.