is a Sudanese national, and a fierce advocate of democratic media and a peaceful transition to civilian rule in Sudan. He also cooks a wicked curry.



is an artist and the lead organizer of the Sofar music series in Frankfurt am Main.



Part method, part madness and all passion.

It all started when…

Hussam was trying to find ways to accelerate his involvement in the Sudanese uprising, and had recently secured approval from the company’s employee run charity arm fimshare to support the courageous gorilla journalism and democratic media reportage of Muaz Osman. He shared this exciting update with his colleague, friend, and mentor Uwe – by way of background both of them are impact investment professional that work at Finance in Motion, one of the world's largest impact asset managers with more than EUR 2Bn of assets under management. An artist at heart, Uwe suggested the idea of organizing a Sudanese Peace Music Festival, and Hussam ran with the idea… and here we are today!