Cédric Mbeng Mezui

Coordinator of African Financial Markets Initiative

African Development Bank, Africa


Cédric Mbeng leads AFMI and the development of local currency bond markets (LCBMs). Since 2008, he has carried out field missions to finance projects (public and private) and the implementation of financial sector reforms in more than 40 countries in Africa and for more than $ 4 billion in total loans. In 2016, he led a transaction on “Partial Credit Guarantee on a Swap” which was awarded the “Deal of the Year” by African Banker. He has contributed to the creation / promotion of financial instruments and institutions such as: Africa50, ETF, project bonds, diaspora bonds, etc. He is also the author of more than twenty articles and three books of which Financer l’Afrique – densifier les systèmes financiers locaux, published in April 2017 (Paris). He recently contributed to the drafting of the “G20 Compact with Africa”.

Cédric Mbeng, a Gabonese citizen, holds a Master’s Degree in Banking and Financial Engineering from Toulouse Business School and a Master in Money & Finance from the University of Lyon Lumière (France).

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