Omar Ben Yedder

Omar Ben Yedder is the group publisher and managing director of leading publishing, events and communications group IC Publications. The organisation has over 50 years’ experience in publishing magazines, country supplements, industry reports and market intelligence on Africa. It now offers a full suite of communications services as well as organize key events across the continent.

Today the group also carries out communications advisory, media relations and contract publishing.

Omar’s work and personal interests include media, development economics, leadership and education. He has chaired the Africa Story Challenge competition, a programme driven by the Africa Media Initiative. He also sits on the board of Brand Africa. Omar studied Economics and Languages at Durham University. He is also a chartered management accountant.