Amadou Hott

Minister of Economy, Planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Economy, Planning and Cooperation

Undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics and Master's in Finance, Sorbonne University, Paris; Master's programme in Financial Mathematics, New York University. 20 years experience in investment banking and investing with a focus on Africa since 2004. Worked in various financial centers including New York, London, Dubai and Lagos. Founder & CEO of FONSIS (Sovereign Wealth Fund of Senegal for Strategic Investments). Vice President for Power, Energy, Climate Change and Green Growth at the African Development Bank since November 2016. Twice volunteered with the TOKTEN programme, sponsored by the United Nations. Lecturer, University Gaston Berger of Saint Louis, Senegal. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum (2012).