Atou Seck, a Senegalese national, joined the World Bank in January 2005 as an education economist based in the Mali country office. His appointment as Djibouti’s Resident Representative becomes effective on June 1, 2016.
He has since worked on other countries in Africa, Middle East and North Africa, and Latin America and the Caribbean, including as Senior Operations Officer in Haiti.
His last assignment prior to Djibouti was Senior Education Specialist based in the Cameroon country office.
Prior to joining the World Bank, Atou has also worked as a senior official in the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Senegal where he was responsible for human development sectors.
Atou holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Université du Quebec à Montreal.