Dr. Boubou Cissé is the Minister of Economy and Finance of Mali. Dr. Cisse holds a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Aix-Marseille, France and a Masters in Economics and Development Economics from CERDI/University of Auvergne, France. Dr. Cissé joined the World Bank Group in Washington in 2005 as an Economist and was promoted to Senior Economist and Project Manager of the Human Development Division in 2009.
In September 2013, he was appointed Minister in charge of Industry and Mines of Mali and was reappointed in April 2014 to head the Mining Department. Dr. Cissé is Minister of Economy and Finance since January 2016.