Mr Komlan Norbert Vaughan MENSAH
Directeur de la Coopération et de l'Intégration Régional
West African Development Bank (BOAD)
W : www.boad.org
Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services, Education & Skill Development, Financial Services, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Logistics, Manufacturing, Mining, Power & Energy, Trade
Mr. Komlan Norbert Vaughan Mensah is currently Manager in charge of Cooperation and Regional Integration at the West African Development Bank (BOAD). He joined BOAD in 2001 as Translator-Interpreter, and successively held the positions of Head of Language Services Division, Deputy Manager of Conference and Corporate Services. Before then, he worked for a language firm called « LANGUES & BUSINESS » based in Lomé (Republic of Togo), between 1994 to 2001. He is a holder of a master’s degree in French-English Translation (University of Lomé) and a training certificate in Applied English and Interpreting obtained at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland.
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.