Demba Diallo

Managing Director, Head of Project Development

Demba Diallo

Demba Diallo has over 20 years of experience in the infrastructure investment space. He is the immediate former CEO of Senegalese Sovereign Wealth Fund FONSIS, having served previously as Executive Director, overseeing the ICT, Health, Infrastructure, Transport and Services Units.

Over the course of his tenure at FONSIS, Demba played a pivotal role in developing and executing the fund’s long-term growth agenda and investment strategy.

He is also a seasoned investor and project developer who has held several leadership positions throughout his career, including as Executive Vice-President at Sonatel (Orange Senegal) and CEO of Sonatel Business Solutions, as well as serving in senior roles at San Francisco-based IT company CoSine Communications, and at British Telecom.

Demba holds a masters degree in Distributed Computing and Telecommunications from Télécom SudParis and another masters degree in Management Sciences from Université Paris Dauphine – PSL.