Mamadou Kwidjim Toure

Mamadou currently works as Managing Director with GE Africa. Previously worked at IFC (International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group) in Johannesburg, he was in charge of private sector investments in the Telecommunications, Media and Technologies sector covering Sub-Saharan Africa. He started his professional career with KPMG Audit France as an audit consultant. Mamadou has committed his passion for Africa since early age, as he started his first NGO at the age of 19, (Afrique Tandem) mobilizing more than a hundred African students across Europe to enable skills and knowledge transfer into the continent through concrete uplifting projects and linkages programs. After completing high school at Lycee Louis Le Grand in Paris, he graduated from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (EDHEC Business School, in France) with a Master of Science in Management. In 2010, he completed the Executive Training Program at Harvard Kennedy School of Government on Public Private Partnerships. In addition, in 2014, Mamadou made the Forbes Top 10 Most Powerful Men in Africa list. Mamadou recently received a distinction as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in Davos in Jan 2015.