Mohamed El Azizi

Director General, AfDB

Ivory Coast

The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mohamed El Azizi as the Director General for the North Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office, with effect from December 1, 2016. The North Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office is part of the new business approach of the Bank to accelerate its business and development impacts across Africa.

Mr. Mohamed El Azizi, Moroccan, has 26 years of experience, including extensive senior level managerial experience in leading high performing teams in national, regional and international organizations. He is a well-respected development expert and has broad experience in successfully developing infrastructure projects in Africa. He is a Member of the Board of Governors of the World Water Council.