Founder and Council Member
Najib is the founder of the African Media Campus Foundation.
He has over 25 years of experience in the global media industry, having been a journalist, a TV production executive, and a consultant for a variety of media organisations in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Throughout his career, Najib witnessed the skills gap stunting Africa’s growth. It is his knowledge of both media studies and industry that inspired him to set up the Foundation, and launch – as its first practical achievement – MediaCity Mauritius , which he also manages.
Prior to this, Najib was the CEO of TIME TV, a French media production company which made documentaries for international broadcasters such as France TV, Al Jazeera, and TV5 Monde. He was also a Director of Al Qarra TV, a multilingual network specialising in African news. Najib is also a well-travelled consultant with significant experience of the African and Middle Eastern media environments.