Country Manager, Republic of the Congo,
Sylvie Dossou became the Country Manager of the Republic of Congo in April, 2011. Before joining the Bank, Sylvie Dossou worked in the private sector as Head of Mission in the auditing firm Ernst & Young International in Senegal. She also held various positions within the United Nations since August 2000 in Rwanda, Haiti, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and New York. During this experience, she was responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring of development projects in vulnerable communities. Her most recent assignment was as Resident Representative of UNICEF in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, which has contributed to the survival and respect for the rights of children and women.
Dossou brings extensive experience in the field of development and a strong ability to establish strategic partnerships. She holds a Master in Economics and Finance from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), a Master in Business Law from the University Paris I Sorbonne and a Masters from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, USA.