New External Advisor for Africa

Amadou Sako will focus his efforts on expanding IOE’s activities in Africa.

Amadou Sako takes up his role at IOE already familiar with the organisation as a laureate of the 3rd edition of the organisation’s Global Young Employers’ Academy. He was also a member and adviser on youth engagement and skills development at Le Conseil National du Patronat Guinéen (CNPG), the Guinean employers’ organisation.

Amadou is an experienced professional with a strong entrepreneurial background and 15 years of international experience (Canada, France and West Africa) in business development, stakeholder management and corporate affairs. He was President of the Guinean Young Professionals’ Club, a non-governmental organisation of young Guinean entrepreneurs actively involved in debates related to the development of a sustainable and responsible private sector in Guinea.

He co-founded a corporate affairs and corporate event management agency based in Guinea and has collaborated with several renowned multinationals companies and institutions such as the World Bank, the United Nations Development Program and the European Union.

His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree with a major in communications from the University of Montreal and a Sales Management Certificate from HEC Montreal Business School.

He will start contacting all African members and looks forward to collaborating with colleagues and members in Africa and throughout the organisation.

IOE address

71 Avenue Louis-Casaï
1216 Cointrin
Geneva, Switzerland

T: +41 22 929 00 00
F: +41 22 929 00 01