Undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics and Master's in Finance, Sorbonne University, Paris; Master's programme in Financial Mathematics, New York University. Fourteen years as an investment banker. 1998-2011, with: SocGen; BNP Paribas; ABN AMRO; Millennium Finance; UBA Capital; Afribridge Capital, New York, London, Dubai and Lagos, advising on transactions with a focus on Africa. 2011, Co-Founder, Dangote Capital. Chief Executive Officer, FONSIS (Sovereign Wealth Fund of Senegal for Strategic Investments). Twice volunteered with the TOKTEN programme, sponsored by the United Nations. Lecturer, University Gaston Berger of Saint Louis, Senegal. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum (2012).