Abdou Souleye DIOP is Partner of Mazars, international Audit and consulting firm present in more than 80 countries. He is the Managing Partner of Mazars Morocco and in charge of the development of activities in Africa. He has more than 25 years of experience in consulting and advisory across the African continent for governments (Burkina Faso, Comores, Mauritania, Burundi, Senegal, Madagascar…), public interest companies or large corporates (private or public large companies) and international donors on strategic subjects, sector reforms or development policies. He also accompanies numerous Moroccan companies in their development on the African continent such as banks (Attijariwafa Bank, Banque Populaire), insurance companies (RMA Assurance), Telecom companies (Maroc Telecom), industrials (Plastima), real estate companies (AGI, Palmeraie Holding)…
Abdou DIOP is also, since 2015, President of the African and South-South Commission in the Board of the Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc-CGEM (General Confederation of Moroccan Companies) which is the Moroccan Private sector body.
He carries out several actions to strengthen cooperation between Morocco and African countries. In that position he has been involved in the different official Moroccan business trips in the continent since 2015.
Abdou DIOP is multilingual (French, English speaker). His expertise in many economic sectors is regularly requested (Telecoms, Infrastructure, Health, Agriculture, Finance, etc.) as well as
his knowledge of the African continent for providing insights through articles, publications or moderating and panelist services in forums or international conferences. The indicative list below, points some pan-African forums where Abdou Diop was called upon as a moderator, scientific committee member or panelist:
o Africa CEO Forum (Geneva 2015, Abidjan 2016 and Geneva 2017)
o Forum Economique de la Francophonie – Dakar 2014, Paris 2016
o Forum Africain des Infrastructures from 2012 to 2016 – Marrakech, Abdjan, Dakar.
o WTO 20th anniversary – 2015 – Marrakech
o Africa Telecom Forum from 2011 to 2017 – Marrakech-Abidjan
o Africa Agri Forum: 2014 to 2016 – Abidjan
o Forum Africain de la Santé – 2014 et 2015 – Marrakech
o Africa Global Growth Forum – Rabat 2014
o Forum Med Days – from 2013 to 2016 – Tangier
o International Journalism symposium – 2015 – Perrugia
o Engineering Symposium for Africa – 2015 and 2017- Marrakech.
He is the author of numerous distinguished publications including two books:
o 2012 : 100 projets de réforme pour un Sénégal émergent (Ed. 2011)
o La Transformation des établissements publics en société anonyme : Enjeux,
problématique et démarche (Ed 2001)
He’s working on a new book: “Daring Africa: the modus operandi to achieve its development on the Continent”. It will be published soon.