Gabriel Deng Yel

Regional General Manager, Aweil

Gabriel Deng Yel was born and raised in South Sudan before permanently resettling to Canada in 2004. While in Canada, Gabriel obtained a General Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Ottawa in 2009. In 2011, Gabriel returned to South Sudan to help with the reconstruction efforts and got his first job with the International Executive Service Corp as a consultant. In addition, he held multiple administrative and management positions with the National Ministry of Trade and Industry as Executive Secretary as well as Assistant Director of Foreign Trade with the government of Northern Bahr el Ghazal State. In 2021, he was named a state Coordinator for the government of Northern Bahr el Ghazal State.

Inspired by the mission of SunGate to provide reliable and affordable solar power to South Sudanese people and residents across South Sudan, Gabriel sought an employment opportunity with SunGate Solar Ltd in late 2023 and was hired in January 2024 as Regional General Manager for Northern Bahr el Ghazal State Region. Gabriel brought with him a wealth of experience to SunGate and is passionate to achieve the company’s vision of electrifying South Sudan.