Malick N’DIAYE

President, Guinea Chamber of Mines

Malick N’DIAYE

President, Guinea Chamber of Mines


Born in 1978 in Conakry, he obtained a degree in Economics and Social Studies in 1995 in France. He had a double degree at l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes Politiques (HEP) and l’ecole des Hautes Etudes Internationales (HEI) in France, where he respectively obtained a degree in Political Science and International Relations.


In 1999, Malick continued his education at the Institute of Higher Ecomomic and Commercial Studies (INSEEC) in Paris where he obtained a Masters in Finance and Capital Markets.


At the end of his studies, he decided to return to his country to contribute to its development.


He initially joined the Ernest and Young audit firm where he rose to become the Director of Audit, specialized in mining issues. In this capacity he audited the mining companies of the place (ACG SA, now RUSAL, Ex Friguia, SAG, AREDOR). He was responsible for auditing of accounts and advisory under IFRS, US GAAP and CECA. He led countless/numerous audit missions in the mining sector in African countries (Audit of gemstones in Madagascar, Somika’s IFRS audit group, restructuring of the Gecamines in the Democratic Republic of Congo and in Belgium, auditing of Goldfields in Ghana, Advisor to Rio Tinto for the Simandou Project).


In 2008, he left Ernest & Young to join the Simandou Project (Rio Tinto) as Financial Controller where he set up a young and dynamic accounting team of Guineans where he actively participated in the discussions of the basic agreement with the Government. In 2010, he was appointed Director of Legal, Tax and Treasury for Joint Venture discussions between Rio Tinto and Chinalco.


In 2011, with a view to enriching and extending his professional experience, Malick joined the Xstrata group on the Zanaga Iron Project in Congo as Financial Director. In this capacity, he actively participated in discussions with the Congolese Government on the establishment agreement. These discussions made it possible to define the modalities of application of this agreement convention, particularly on currency exchange issues.


In 2014, Malick was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Guinea Alumina Corporation, a subsidiary of EGA by the Mubadala Group. He was a member of the Management Committee and Chairman of the Sponsorship and Donations Committee.


In 2016 and 2017, he pursued an executive program course at INSEAD, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious business school, ranked No. 1 by the Financial Times in 2016 and 2017 for his MBA program.


In September 2017, he was appointed President of the Guinea Chamber of Mines for a 2-year term.

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