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Papa Madiaw Ndiaye is the Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner of AFIG Funds. He is responsible for managing all aspects of the investment process including deal sourcing and execution, pipeline evaluation, portfolio monitoring and portfolio company engagement. He is also a member of the Funds’ investment committees. He is a citizen of Senegal. Papa was an Investment Director at Emerging Markets Partnership in Washington (EMP). He was one of three partners to raise the USD 407 million AIG African Infrastructure Fund, which when launched in 2000, was the largest ever pan-African Fund (about 30% net annual return to date).
Prior to joining EMP, he held senior responsibilities for IFC’s equity and debt investment activities in capital markets and financial institutions in Africa between 1996 and 2000. Papa spent the early part of his career at Salomon Brothers and joined JP Morgan’s Emerging Markets Group in 1992. In 1994, he launched JP Morgan’s securities trading in Africa and the Middle East. In 2000, Papa was named Special Advisor for Economic and Financial Affairs to the President of the Republic of Senegal and Chairman of the Senegalese Presidential Economic & Financial Advisory Council. In the same year, he launched MIDROC BVI, a direct investment vehicle for Sheikh Mohammed Al-Amoudi. He serves on the boards of a number of African companies and non-profit organizations involved with Africa. Papa holds an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School of Business, an M.A. in International Affairs from the University of Pennsylvania’s Lauder Institute, and a B.A. in economics from Harvard College.