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Mrs Aminata Niane, born 9th December, 1956 in Dakar, Senegalese.

General Introduction My personal profile confirms excellent communication skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and leadership skills and coordination of big projects. These abilities have been acquired especially in research and development in big Senegalese industries and implementation of policies and programs to support the private sector. My expertise in helping the private sector development can be presented in four axes:  A training combining academic levels and professional application  Diversification of professional sites (public/private/donors)  Design and implementation of big government projects as :  Construction of a new international airport  Construction of a highway toll in a public-private partnership  Conception of Integrated Special Economic Zone  Reinforcement of the production energy capacity in Senegal  A direct support to the private sector (technical support SMEs) and the improvement of the business environment

Professional experiences 

Actual Positions :  From May 2013 : Lead Advisor-Office of the Vice-President Infrastructure, Private Sector and Regional Integration at African Development Bank (  

From 2010 : Chairman of the Board of AIBD ATOS (, France Atos is one of the top ten companies in the global IT services company and France's leading secure payment for online businesses. From 2007 : Member of the Board of Directors PARRER (, Senegal Senegalese Foundation for Withdrawal and Rehabilitation of Street Children

Previous positions :  From 2012 to 2013 : Special Advisor of the President of the Republic of Senegal  From 2006 to 2013 : Chairman of the Board of AIBD (, Senegal Company responsible for the design, financing and construction of the new International Airport Blaise Diagne in Diass  From 2000 to 2012 : Managing Director of APIX (, Senegal Structure attached to the Office of the President of the Republic, APIX’s aim is to :  Assist the President of the Republic in the design and implementation of policies in all areas of Private Sector Development  Create and realize necessary programs and actions for the private investment development especially for the Foreign Direct Investment 

1998 – 2000 : Founder and CEO of ”AMI SOLUTIONS”- Consulting firm, Senegal  Advising Governments and Employers’ associations  Advising Private Companies in Strategic Planning

1995 – 1998 : Project Manager of the “Fondation Secteur Privé” / Private Sector Foundation (Advisory Services and Matching Grant Funds to SMEs: funded by the World Bank after the first CFA devaluation in 1994, in order to strengthen private SMEs and private sector organisations), Senegal

1991 – 1995 : Expert in the “Cellule d’Appui à l’Environnement des Entreprises”, Senegal Funded by the French Cooperation (The First Private Sector Development Program in Senegal, set up in order to promote policy dialogue between the Government and the private sector organisations)

1988 – 1990 :

In 1987

1983 – 1986 : Head of of Research and Development Department at SIPL, Senegal

Special Advisor to the Trade Minister, Senegal

: Research and Development Engineer at SONACOS (, Senegal

Education  1993 : Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Birmingham Business School University of Birmingham/UK– England  1982 : Engineer in Food Industry Science and Technology Institute of Engineering Science – Languedoc Science and Technology, University of Montpellier – France  1980 : Master in Chemistry Rennes I University – France

Languages & IT & Hobbies  Languages : Wolof, French and English  IT : Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Internet  Hobbies : Cultural Tourism, Sports, Yoga, Reading and Cinema

Distinction  Legion of Honor in France in 2011

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