Mouhamadou Niang, a Senegalese national, is the Acting Director of Private Sector Operations at the African Development Bank (AfDB). In this capacity, he oversees the Bank’s private sector operations in Infrastructure, Natural Resources, and Financial Institutions.
He has more than twenty years of experience in project finance and private equity funds investing. Before joining the Bank, he held various positions in multilaterals and private sectors, including the IFC as Investment Officer, and Modern Africa Fund Managers as Senior Advisor; most recently, he worked with the Islamic Development Bank where he was instrumental in setting up the Structured Finance Unit. He has broad experience in PPPs, and has led the financial closing of projects in infrastructure, industries and agribusiness. He holds Masters Degrees in Business and in Information Systems. He was educated in France and the US, and holds Masters Degrees in Business and in Information Systems.