Mandela Emma Nelson – FESP Mentor


Mandela Emma Nelson



South Sudan



I am Nelson Mandela Emma a South Sudanese of 25 years of age, a graduate from Makerere University with 2nd Class upper degree in Business Administration majoring in Finance from the faculty of Entrepreneurship and Management

During my year at school, I was well able to be a student leader starting from my primary school as being in the leadership radar to help the school run its activities.

I also took part in major curricular activities as part of my students in general student leadership body from being an mp to the Union of South Sudanese students Union in Uganda, coordinator to the equatorial union, and an active member of Makerere University Finance students Association and completed a one year in leadership training under the African Young Leadership forum as a few but to mention.

While at school I attended industrial training with Arua Munspal council in the department of internal audit and so after graduation from school I was employed with speed insurance Company one of the Top Financial markets in the country in the department of marketing and constantly gotten promoted to a higher position.

While my work with them I gained considerable experience from branches, marketing, business development and finally while leaving I was holding the position of an underwriter and not only that in 2019 was awarded two awards as the best innovative employee and team player of the year which was my great achievements working with the company.

As per now, I'm a Co-Funder and the Managing Director of two separate companies VICTORS HI-TECH SOLAR and PAK CONNECT SERVICES registered under the Ministry of Justice and incorporated under the laws of South Sudan in 2019 respectively and with my zeal to work with youth and building a great group of young talented South Sudanese Founded an initiative called MINDING SOUTH SOUTH a community-based organisation striving to work with youth yet to be registered and starting to carry out its activities in April this year.

I am passionate about music and I'm an acting member of Unity Camp Media Ltd, concrete member of JCC worship team, a writer and poet with a strong zeal of creating greater South Sudanese talents.

We this I believe strongly in humanity and humans taking steps to fight for the human course, empathetic listening, problem-solving, empowerment, effectiveness, efficiency, Accountability are some of my major values for a concrete society to live in.


Sector Experience

  • Commerce
  • Finance
  • Food & Beverage
  • Logistics Services
  • Utilities (water, gas, electricity)



  • Business Development and Administration
  • Accounting for Startups and Financial Management
  • Customer Acquisition and Retention
  • Business Leadership
  • Sales and Business Development
  • Business Management Tools(software and online tools to automate business management)


Social Media Links

Instagram/Twitter - @mandela_emma