Bady Balde EITI

Bady Balde

Africa Director

Nationality: Guinean

EITI responsibilities: ​Geographic: Francophone Africa. Thematic: state-owned enterprises (SOE) and oil sales, artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) and mineral smuggling, supreme audit institutions (SAIs)

Mamadou Bady Baldé is the Regional Director for Francophone Africa, a role in which he supports and monitors EITI implementation in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Republic of the Congo, Senegal and Togo.  Bady also leads the Secretariat’s work on transparency in commodity trading between State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and commodity trading companies. Other areas of interests include transparency in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM), Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) and Public Financial Management (PFM).

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 a native of Guinea and is married with two children.

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