Nicolas Kazadi

Nicolas Kazadi

Minister of Finance, Democratic Republic of Congo

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Expertise on: Financial Sector

H.E. Nicolas Kazadi (previously Ambassador-at-large for President Tshisekedi), was appointed Minister of Finance in April 2021.

Kazadi is an alumni of École nationale d'administration (ENA) Paris, the main pathway in France to high positions in the public sector. As part of the Averroès promotion (1998–2000), he graduated alongside multiple prominent French political figures such as Alexis Kohler, current Secretary General of the French presidency.

Kazadi previously worked for the African Development Bank (AfDB) as alternate executive director (ED) and with UNDP as a senior economist. Before that, Kazadi held varying positions within the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank. As such, he has a strong understanding of the Congolese system, its institutions, and donors/partners.

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