Mamadou Toure | World Bank Live

Mamadou Toure

Chairman and CEO Ubuntu Capital Group

Mamadou Toure is Chairman and CEO of Ubuntu Capital Group, a leading Investment and Advisory firm focused on designing and implementing integrated, innovative investment solutions to strengthen project ecosystems. Prior to his current position. Mr Toure served as Managing Director with GE Africa. In this role, Mr Toure led a regional Capital Markets (Sales and Project Finance) team across Sub-Saharan Africa supporting GE’s industrial business growth with sales funding and investment solutions. Before joining GE, Mr Toure worked in the Infrastructure Department of IFC, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, principally in charge of private sector investments in the Telecommunications, Media and Technologies sectors of Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2016, he was declared Pan African Leader of the Year, an award issued by the board of African Democratic Institute. In 2015 in Davos, he received a distinction as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. In 2014, Mr Toure was considered by Forbes Magazine as one of the Top 10 Most Powerful Men in Africa and in 2013, BRICS Business Magazine identified him among the 25 Faces of the New Africa. Mr Toure is also Founder and Chairman of Africa 2.0 Foundation, an initiative-driven advocacy group that brings together emerging leaders representing African countries and the Diaspora, who share a common vision of the continent’s future.