Driving sustainable investment in African Mining

Alhassane Haidara

Manager, Non-Sovereign Operations African Development Bank

Alhassane Haidara is the head of African Development Bank’s Division in charge of private sector projects in the industrial and services sectors. Alhassane has over 20 years of project and corporate finance experience with leading development finance institutions and commercial bank (AfDB, IFC and Citibank) originating, structuring and executing debt and equity investments in a large range of sectors (manufacturing/industries, natural resources/extractives and infrastructure, petrochemicals, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, agribusiness, retail, tourism, property development, and private equity) and geographies (Sub Saharan Africa, Middle East and North Africa, South and East Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe).

Alhassane holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Darden Graduate School of Business (University of Virginia), an Industrial Engineering degree from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) Liege, Belgium, and a Certificate in Public Financial Management from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.