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Maïdadi Sahabana, PhD

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

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Maïdadi specializes in market, economic and financial analysis, engineering planning and project implementation of transport infrastructures and services.

He has more than 20 years of experience working on transport infrastructure projects (urban transport, roads, railways, ports) in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. He’s worked on projects funded by international funding agencies such as the World Bank, the African Development Bank, the French Development Agency and the European Union. He’s also familiar with private funding projects such as toll roads, ports and dry ports.


  • PhD in Transportation Economics, University Lyon 2, France
  • Master of Science in Transportation Economics, University Lumière Lyon 2, France
  • Master of Civil Engineering, ENTPE (Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’Etat), Vaulx-en-Velin, France

Fun facts:

  • Fan of historical fiction and never parts with his kindle while travelling
  • No one has successfully guessed his country of origin

Contact Maïdadi

P: +1-613-237-2500