Mamadou Bady Baldé is the Deputy Executive and Africa Director. A member of the senior management team, he provides strategic, technical and political oversight of EITI implementation. Bady also supervises the development and implementation of country strategies to increase the relevance and impact of the EITI in Africa.
Bady leads the Secretariat’s work on transparency in commodity trading between state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and international trading companies, and provides support on other policy work, including transparency in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) and Public Financial Management (PFM). Before joining the Secretariat, Bady worked at the Central Bank of Guinea, the German Development Corporation and as a Consultant at the World Bank. In 2012, Bady was seconded as an expert in Natural Resources Governance in the Governance, Economic Reforms and Financial Management Department of the African Development Bank in Tunis. He holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration in International Development from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, and a Maîtrise en Gestion des Entreprises from the University of Conakry. Bady is married with two children.