Mr. Ebrima FAAL, is a seasoned development leader with diverse global operational experience. He is currently the Senior Director of the African Development Bank’s office in Nigeria Country Office of the AfDB. Mr. Faal is responsible for managing the Bank’s $4.5 billion portfolio in Nigeria. In the past, Mr. Faal has provided strategic leadership on the design and approval of the new Bank’s Development and Business Delivery Model and the High Five priorities. He brings substantial expertise in international banking operations, administration, and strategy, developed over nearly 25 years working at the International Monetary Fund and African Development Bank. Mr. Faal holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Mount Allison University and a Masters of Arts and PhD (ABD) in Economics from McGill University, Canada. He also holds a post graduate diploma in investment appraisal and management from the Harvard Institute for International Development, United States of America.