Mr. Mamadou Biteye

Executive Secretary ACBF

Mr. Biteye has over 30 years of field experience in capacity building across the continent and around the world.

His experience in the private and public sector, as well as with leading international development agencies, will be key in driving forward the Foundation’s mandate to enhance capacity across Africa, at a time of rapid transformation around the world.

An agricultural economist by training, Mr. Biteye has a wealth of expertise in the development sector in Africa. His work experience includes strategic leadership, program development and implementation, public policy analysis, advocacy and campaigning and community participatory development.

Mr. Biteye joined ACBF from VISA, where he served as Vice-President, Global Head of Inclusive Growth and before that as Regional Head of Social Impact for the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region. In those roles, he worked with non-profit clients and government organizations to bring the VISA social impact vision to life in markets around the world.

At VISA, Mr. Biteye collaboratively developed a global digital financial education strategy and forged strategic multi-stakeholder partnerships.

This expertise in stakeholder management is key at ACBF, which has been stepping up relations with key partners to support transformative programing across Africa.