Mamadou Bady Baldé is the Regional Director for Africa, a role in which he supports and monitors EITI implementation across the organisation's 24 African member countries. Bady also leads the Secretariat’s work on transparency in commodity trading between State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and international trading companies, and provides support on other policy work, including transparency in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM), Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) and Public Financial Management (PFM). He is also member of the Secretariat’s senior management team.
Before joining the Secretariat, Bady worked at the Central Bank of Guinea, the German Development Corporation and as a Consultant at the World Bank. In 2012, Bady was seconded as an expert in Natural Resources Governance in the Governance, Economic Reforms and Financial Management Department of the African Development Bank in Tunis.
He holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration in International Development from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and a Maîtrise en Gestion des Entreprises from the University of Conakry. Bady is married with two children.