Cherif M. Abdallah is the founder of Conex Group J.V. Ltd., established in 2005. Mr. Abdallah, a Liberian international business executive with tentacles in several West African countries, Europe, The Americas and the Near and Far East.
Mr. Abdallah is Chairman or Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the following corporate entities: Conex Group J.V. Ltd., an International Trading and Investment holding company, Fouta Corporation, the largest Liberian indigenous Import/Export Trading Company, Conex Oil & Gas Holdings Ltd., Conex Petroleum Group, Inc., Conex Petroleum Services, Inc., Conex Oil, Inc., Conex Logistics Services, Inc., Conex Oil & Gas Liberia Inc. D.B.A. Total Liberia, Conex Oil & Gas Sierra Leone. Inc. D.B.A. Total Sierra Leone., S.C. & G, Inc. a real estate development company, Conex Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Conex Agro Inc., Conex Farms Inc., He is also a member of the board of Directors of Duport Midstream Ltd. –Nigeria, an Energy Park engaged in Petroleum Refining, processing of Natural Gas into CNG, LNG, and Power Generation. As well as Nibra Design Ltd, a project development company to engage in footwear manufacturing in Abia State, Nigeria.
Mr. Abdallah is also an Executive Member of the Liberia Chamber of Commerce, the African Round Table of Business Executives, a founding member of the African Venture Capital Association and Director of several corporate entities in Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Mauritius and the United Arab Emirates. He is a former President of the Liberia Petroleum Importers Association.
Mr. Abdallah did his undergraduate studies at the American University, Washington D.C. in the areas of Economics and International Relations-School of International Services (SIS).
After having completed his studies at the American University, he worked in the financial services sector in the United States, in the areas of Insurance, Debt Restructuring, Advisory and Management Services.