Serge EKUE – Biography

PHOTO SERGE EKUESerge Ekué has been Special Advisor to the President of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) since May 2020, with the main tasks of finalizing the 2021-2025 strategic plan and overseeing the Bank’s financial resource mobilization strategies.

Prior to joining BOAD, he served as Natixis’ Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) Country Manager for the UK in London since 2016. He combined this position with that of Head of Global Markets for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In addition, Serge Ekué was previously Head of Natixis’ Africa and Russia Departments.

A well-known expert in financial and capital markets, Serge managed Natixis’ Global Markets for the Asia-Pacific region for nearly six years (2010-2016) before taking over as Chief Executive Officer of the bank based in Hong Kong. Having held these important positions worldwide, he has over twenty years of experience in international finance, structured finance and markets.

He is a graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux, and holds a post-graduate degree in Banking & Finance from Paris V University and an Executive MBA from HEC Paris. With a sound international experience, he has just been appointed President of BOAD.

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