ABOUT US

OUR MISSION

The French-African Foundation works to create generations of leaders committed to building constructive ties between Africa and France. 
Its mission is to promote and embody Franco-African dialogue at the highest level in various fields: socio-economic, political and diplomatic, cultural and media.

Find the statutes of the French-African Foundation (in French version only).

OBJECTIVES
 
The French-African Foundation has an essential and exclusive ambition : to support the leadership of this new generation evolving on the Franco-African economic, political, social and cultural scene.

INITIATIVES
 
The French-African Foundation initiates firstly an annual promotion of Young Leaders and can be led to label events and initiatives in Africa and France as part of the desire to support the leadership of French and African youth.
 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Aissa NDIAYE
General Secretary

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Mamadou GOUNDIAM

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Aminata KANE

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thierry LACROIX
Treasurer
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Sonia MAVOUNA

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Olga AKIN-DINA
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ADVISORY BOARD
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Thierry Déau
Founder and CEO
Meridiam
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Pauline Duval
General Manager
Duval Group
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Philippe Lacoste
Director of Sustainable Development
Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs
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Cathia Lawson
Head of investment bank for Africa
Société Générale
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Acha Leke
Senior Partner
McKinsey

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Rémy Rioux
General Manager
Agence Française de Développement

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Amina Zeghal
General Manager
Dauphine Tunis
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Lionel Zinsou
Managing Partner
SouthBridge
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Hassanein Hiridjee
CEO
Axian Group
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Fabrice Le Saché
Spokesperson and Vice President
Mouvement des Entreprises de France
Chairman and Founder
Aera Group
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Koyo Kouoh
Executive Director & Chief Curator
Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, (Zeitz MOCAA)
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Patrick Dupoux 
Managing Director and Senior Partner, Head of Africa
Boston Consulting Group (BCG). 
GENERAL DIRECTION
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Alexandre COSTER
Co-president
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Khaled IGUE
Co-president
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Nachouat MEGHOUAR
General Director
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