Malado Kaba
International Budget Partnership

Malado Kaba served as the first female Economy and Finance Minister of the Republic of Guinea between 2016 and 2018. During that time, she reached record macroeconomic achievements and also led actions to increase fiscal transparency, fight corruption and promote good governance and sound administration. Prior to her ministerial position, she was country head for the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change in Guinea, advising leaders and senior officials in government on both public development policy and project implementation. Before that, she worked as a development economist for the European Commission in different countries.

She currently sits on the advisory board of the African Women Leadership Fund (AWLF) and chairs the board of Orabank Guinea. In 2018, she co-founded Falémé Conseil, a consultancy firm providing strategic advice to both private and public sectors and is a member of the Guinean private sector network. She is also an Amujae Leader, one of 15 women selected by the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center for Women and Development to take part in its flagship initiative supporting women’s public leadership across Africa.

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