Serge Ekué

President at BOAD (West African Development Bank)

Serge Ekué

On 18th August 2020, Mr. Ekue, a well-known expert with over twenty years of international experience in global finance, structured finance and capital markets, became President of BOAD, the development finance institution of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) member countries.

Prior to joining, he worked as Natixis' Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) Country Manager for the UK in London as well as Head of Global Markets for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Head of Natixis' Africa and Russia Departments. Between 2010 and 2016, he managed Natixis' Global Markets for the Asia-Pacific region before taking over as Chief Executive Officer of the bank based in Hong Kong.

He holds an Executive MBA from HEC Paris, a post-graduate degree in Banking & Finance from Paris V University and a degree from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux.