Moustapha Ben Barka

Deputy Secretary-General, Office of the President of the Republic of Mali

Mr. Moustapha Ben Barka is Deputy Secretary General at the Office of the President of the Republic of Mali. From 2013 to 2015, He has served in the Government of Mali as Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, in charge of Investment Promotion and Private Sector and Minister of Industry and Investment Promotion. Prior to joining the Government of Mali, Mr Ben Barka worked as Director for a Moroccan investment bank based in Senegal to manage Project finance and Structured finance transactions in West Africa. Before deciding to come back to Africa to contribute to its development, Mr. Ben Barka worked for the National Bank of Canada where he held the positions of Analyst, Senior Analyst and Internal Auditor at he Treasury and Financial Markets department. Mr. Ben Barka holds an Executive MBA from Université du Québec à Montréal, a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers, a Graduate Certificate from McGill University and a Bachelor in Finance and Inte rnational Business from HEC Montréal. Web presence