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October 2019

Ousmane Dore

Ousmane DoreDirector General, Central Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery OfficeAfrican Development BankDr. Ousmane DORE, a citizen of Guinea is Director General, Central Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office at the African Development Bank. He has more than 25 years of experience spanning development finance, government, and academia. Dr. DORE joined the African [...]

September 2019

Frank Dixon Mugyenyi

Frank Dixon Mugyenyi Senior Industry Advisor African Union Commission Frank Dixon Mugyenyi is Senior Industry Advisor office of the Commissioner for Trade and Industry African Union Commission. He is a member of the Advisory Board of AB Minerals and also of the PanAfGeo Programme an EU Funded Geoscience Initiative for Africa. He has recently [...]

August 2019

Olivier Colomb

Olivier Colom Board Member Endeavour Mining Corporation Olivier Colom is a former French diplomat and diplomatic adviser to President Nicolas Sarkozy, with extensive experience of African affairs. At the French Foreign Office, he helped to reform France's development aid programme before specialising in European Union affairs, notably economic, financial, budgetary and agricultural affairs. He [...]

July 2019

Thierno Seydou Diop

Thierno Seydou Diop Associate, Senior advisor Schuman Associates Thierno S. Diop has over 16 years of professional experience in the field of strategy consulting and European public affairs, specializing in European funding programs for Africa. He supports NGOs, Governments, trade associations and multinational companies to grow their business and reputation in Africa. He previously worked [...]

Aida Diop Ndiaye

Aida Diop Ndiaye President of Women In Mining Sénégal Geologist by training and specialised in quality environmental safety and extractive sector governance. Ten years of experience in the extractive sector (mining, oil and gas) has allowed me to acquire skills ranging from exploration, to the governance of extractive industries through the management and development [...]

Yacine Bio Tchané

Yacine Bio Tchané Economist - Consultant Yacine Bio Tchané is a Beninese economist with over ten years of experience in public finance, corporate finance and international development. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science from Rutgers University and a Master's in Development and Management from the London School of Economics. She [...]

Marie Arena

Marie Arena President of Human Rights subcommission European Parliament Marie Arena was born in Mons (Hainaut) on December 17, 1966. She studied economics at the Catholic University Faculties of Mons. After several years in the FOREM services, she was called in 1999 to work as a consultant in the Cabinet of Minister Michel Daerden, responsible [...]

Serge Bakoa

Serge Bakoa Lawyer at the Paris and Cameroon Bars HSTB Serge Bakoa has a varied professional experience of 24 years in industrial companies, Consulting Firms (small and Big 4), and operates in four main businesses, in France and internationally: Taxation (advisory and litigation); Business law (including international contracts, financing and investments laws, mining law, [...]

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 [...]