Leila Mokaddem

Country Director of the African Development Bank Country Office in Morocco. She joined the AfDB in 2002 as manager of Financial Institutions and designed the Africa Guarantee Fund for SMEs. In 2011, she was appointed Resident Representative of the Senegal Regional Office and then Resident Representative to Egypt (2014). Earlier, she worked at the Tunisian Ministry of Economy (1984-1996) and at the International Monetary Fund. She also worked as a consultant for different international organizations, including the World Bank and the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (1998-2002). Graduated from the Hautes Etudes Commerciale Institute, She has a master’s degree in international business and foreign trade policy from the Institut Superieur de Gestion, Tunisia.