Ms Gnékélé GNASSINGBE
West African Development Bank (BOAD)
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Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services, Financial Services, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Mining, Power & Energy, Trade
Mrs GNASSINGBE joined BOAD in 1998 as a Financial Analyst in the Department of Finance and Accounting, after working at Société Générale in Paris in a Portfolio Management department. She then served successively as Head of the Division of Resource Mobilization, both internal and external, Deputy Director of Finance and Treasury and is currently Director of Mobilisation of Resources, Finance and Accounting. Mrs GNASSINGBE has an excellent knowledge of the Regional Capital Markets and has participated in and / or organized resource-raising operations for an amount of 888.823 billion CFA francs. Alongside her duties at BOAD, since 2010 she assisted the Director General of the Regional Mortgage Refinancing Bank CHRC-UEMOA for financial transactions. In 2014, she was appointed Member of the Supervisory Council of UMOA-Titres.
Mrs GNASSINGBE graduated from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce Le Havre/Caen with a specialization in Finance, holds a Specialized Master in Financial Engineering and International Management obtained at Heritage Ceram Business School (Sup de Co Nice) Sophia-Antipolis. She also has a degree in International Commerce obtained at Leeds Metropolitan University in Britain.
The West African Development Bank (BOAD) is the common development finance institution of the Member States of the West African Monetary Union (WAMU). It was established by an Agreement signed on 14 November 1973, and became operational in 1976. Member States include: Benin, Burkina, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo.
By Treaty of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) signed on 10 January 1994 and which entered into force on 1 August 1994, BOAD is a specialized and autonomous institution. It contributes "in full in¬dependence to the achievement of the objectives of the WAEMU without pre¬judice to goals assigned to it under the WAMU Treaty".
BOAD is an international public institution whose purpose, as provided for under Article 2 of its Articles of Association, is to promote the balanced development of its member countries and foster economic integration within West Africa.