Amadou Hott

Amadou Hott

African Development Bank
Vice President


Amadou Hott is Vice President of the African Development Bank’s Power, Energy, Green Growth and Climate Change Complex, a position he has held since November 2016. He has 20 years of experience in areas such as structured finance, sovereign wealth funds management, investment banking, infrastructure and development of integrated energy solutions. Prior to joining the African Development Bank, Hott held various Investment banking and Investment advisory positions in New York, London, Dubai and Lagos. He was Director of the Millennium Finance Corporation for Africa, where he was responsible for project finance operations in sectors such as energy, mining, ICT and banking. He was also Managing Director of UBA Capital, which is present in 20 African countries, and then founder and managing Director of Afribridge Capital, an investment firm specializing in advisory services in Africa where he provided advice in areas of energy, electricity, information, communications and technology. In 2012, after 15 years of international investment banking and advisory work, he returned to Senegal. His roles included: Special Advisor of HE President Macky Sall, Chairman of Aéroport Internationale Blaise Diagne (Senegal’s new international airport) and Founder and CEO of Senegal’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, which launched major infrastructure investment initiatives, including renewables and other energy projects. He has undergraduate degrees in applied mathematics and economy, an MSc in Finance, from Sorbonne University in Paris. He was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012.






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