H.E. Adama Koné

Minister of Economy and Finance,

Ivory Coast

Mr Adama Kone is an economist graduated from ENA (National School of Administration) in Abidjan and holds an MBA in finance and accountancy from the University of Adelphy in New York. He started his career in 1982 in the Ministry of Economy and Finance where he conducted several audits of state-owned companies.

Since 2000, he held several positions in the public administration as an auditor, accountant and manager of various stated-owned enterprises. After more than nine years as deputy manager of the Ivorian public treasury, he was appointed as head of this important institution in 2010, before being appointed on 12th January 2016 as Minister to the Prime minister in charge of Economy and Finances. On 11th January 2017 he was confirmed as Minister of Economy and Finances in the new government.