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Albane Deau

Associate Vice President, Francophone Africa – North/Centre/East

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Albane is an infrastructure project finance specialist. She provides institutional support and public-private partnership (PPP) expertise for projects in transport, energy, water and social infrastructures.

Among her ongoing work and accomplishments over the last 12 years:

  • Provides PPP transaction advisory services to public authorities in transport and logistics, energy, water sectors.

  • Delivers institutional review, capacity building training and supports PPP projects pipeline development.

  • Manages and leads feasibility studies to explore and increase private participation in infrastructure.

  • Undertook technical and commercial due diligence on infrastructure projects for investments funds and operators.

Before CPCS, Albane contributed to infrastructure projects closing in France and Europe as Lenders’ technical advisor (LTA). Before that, she worked for the Agence française de développement (AFD) in Mauritania on energy, mining, urban development, and private sector projects. She also has direct experience with French public authorities in water, sanitation, and waste management.

Albane leads the CPCS office in Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire). She speaks French and English fluently.


  • Master’s degree, International Relations and Public-Private Partnerships, Institut d’Études Politiques de Lyon, France
  • Diploma in European Studies, Université Lumières Lyon 2, France

Fun facts:

  • Loves chocolate, which makes living in Ivory Coast even more enjoyable, as it’s the world’s largest cocoa producer
  • Loves skiing and has not missed a single ski season since she was a child

Contact Albane

P: +1-613-237-2500