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July 2019

Matata Ponyo Mapon

Matata Ponyo Mapon Former Prime Minister Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) With a Phd in economics, Matata Ponyo Mapon was initially a senior civil servant specialized in budgetary and monetary matters. In 2010 he became Minister of Finance before being appointed Prime Minister two years later by President Joseph Kabila. During his time in [...]

Jean-Pierre Katshidikaya Tshibangu

Jean-Pierre Katshidikaya Tshibangu Head of the Mining Engineering Unit Faculty of Engineering Mons University A.  Scientific qualifications A.1.Graduations and titles 1977-1983: Mining Engineering Studies - Université de Lubumbashi, Zaïre. 1983-1985: Assistant in the Faculty of Applied Sciences - UNILU, Zaïre. 1985-1987: Master in Applied Sciences – orientation Rock Mechanics at the Faculty of Engineering [...]

June 2019

Khady Sall

Ndèye Khady SALL Consultant in Business Strategies & Digital Marketing Ndèye Khady SALL is a Consultant in Business Strategies & Digital Marketing. She is also accredited as an expert by the Upgrading Office of Senegalese Companies (BMN). Her over 25 years of experience in Mass-market retailing, food (FMCG) and pharmaceutical industry, has given her [...]

Didier Acouetey

Didier ACOUETEYExecutive PresidentAFRICSEARCH GroupDidier Acouetey is the President and Founder of the AfricSearch Group since 1996, first international recruitment and Human Resources consulting firm specializing in Africa. With their partner Alexander Hughes, an international Executive Search firm, the AFRICSEARCH-ALEXANDER HUGHES Group is present in more than 50 countries.As business advisor to several African major corporations [...]

André Flahaut

André Flahaut State Minister and a Member of the Chamber of Representatives. Belgium Kingdom André Flahaut (1955, Belgium) is State Minister and a Member of the Chamber of Representatives. Minister since 1995, a former Defence Minister (1999-2007), and a former President of the Chamber of Representatives (2010-2014), Minister of Budget, Civil Service and Administrative [...]

Serge Yanic Nana

Serge Yanic NANA CEO FINANCIA Capital Serge Yanic NANA is President & CEO of FINANCIA Capital. President of the Professional Association of Registered Stock Brokerage Companies in Central Africa. Mr. NANA is a specialist in Project Finance, infrastructures finance, mining, energy, transport, insurance, and Public-Private Partnerships. Mr NANA was the Lead Advisor and Financial [...]

Oumar Toguyeni

Oumar Toguyeni Regional Vice-President, West Africa IAMGOLD Corporation Oumar Toguyeni joined IAMGOLD 2012 and is currently Regional Vice-President, West Africa. In previous roles, Oumar had accumulated over 30 years of international experience in exploration, project development and operations for various commodities. Oumar started his career in gold mining company in Burkina Faso, thereafter joined [...]

May 2019

Victor Stéphane ESSAGA

Dr Stéphane ESSAGA Director of African Research Center in Oil and mining Policies (CARPIEM) Stéphane Essaga holds a doctorate in law from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, an MBA in International Oil & Gas Management from the University of Dundee (United Kingdom) and a Masters in Tax Administration from the University of Douala. [...]

Philippe Close

Philippe Close Mayor of Brussels Philippe Close studied law at the Brussels university “Université Libre de Bruxelles” (ULB) and started his career as a parliamentary employee for Senator Roger Lallemand working on Institutional Affairs. In 1999 he started working at the study centre of the Socialist Party and became the spokesman for the President [...]

Marie-Chantal Kaninda

Marie-Chantal Kaninda Executive Director of the World Diamond Council (WDC) Marie-Chantal Kaninda was named Executive Director of the World Diamond Council (WDC) on March 1, 2017. Immediately prior to joining the WDC, she was the Chief Advisor for External Affairs, Africa at Rio Tinto Corporation, a position she held since 2012. Before joining Rio [...]