Suleman Fatimie is Managing Partner of the Afghanistan Center for Excellence, where he sets the strategic direction of the agency, provides consultation to clients (especially in the areas of economic development, trade, and business leadership), and is responsible for executive supervision for ACE’s diverse array of projects. Suleman believes in the power of primarily cutting-edge skills development and business consultancy to empower the Afghan workforce, nurturing SME growth, and reducing unemployment. Suleman has served in a number of high-level positions in both the public and private sector in Afghanistan, including as CEO of Harakat, CEO of the Export Promotion Agency of Afghanistan, and Vice President at the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency. In his second year at EPAA, the agency was recognized as “The best Trade Promotion Organization from a least developed country” by The International Trade Center (ITC). Suleman holds an MBA in Human Resource Management from Preston University in London, UK, and a BBA from Preston University in Peshawar, Pakistan.