Governing council

The Governing Council (GC) is the supreme body of the Facility, in which all powers of the organization are vested, and includes twelve (12) members and twelve (12) alternate members representing the following constituencies:

  • Regional Member Countries (RMCs) – five (5) members and five (5) alternate members representing Participating States that are Regional Members Countries of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, one for each of the five regions of Africa;
  • Member States of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) – four (4) members and four (4) alternates representing Participating States;
  • Non-OECD Member States - one member and one alternate member represent non-OECD non-Regional Participating States;
  • African Development Bank (AfDB) Group - one member and one alternate member;
  • International Organisations - one member and one alternate member representing international organisations other than the AfDB, which are parties to the Agreement.

Members and Alternate Members of the GC are appointed for a period of two (2) years.

State/Institutions Constituency Names of representatives
Guinea-Bissau RMCs of the AfDB (West Africa) Mr. Alfredo Paulo Mendes
Central African Republic RMCs of the AfDB (Central Africa) Mr. Joseph Betindji
Mozambique RMCs of the AfDB (Southern Africa) Mr. Rafique Mahomed
Kenya RMCs of the AfDB (East Africa) Mrs. Christine Agimba
Sudan RMCs of the AfDB (North Africa) Mr. Osama Mahmoud Humeida
Belgium OECD Mr. Philippe Nizeyimana
Brazil Non OECD Mr. Henrique Pissaia de Souza
African Development Bank Group African Development Bank Group Mr. Charles Boamah
BIDC/EBID International Organizations Mr. Moctar Coulibaly
United Kingdom OECD Mr. Holger Grundel
Netherlands OECD Mrs. Frieda Nicolai
France OECD Mr. Brahmi Abdenor

 

State/Institutions Constituency Names of representatives
Guinea-Bissau RMCs of the AfDB (West Africa) Mrs. Mangowa Ghanney
Central African Republic RMCs of the AfDB (Central Africa) Mr. Rugeri Nkusi Christian
Mozambique RMCs of the AfDB (Southern Africa) Mr. Gerard Pascal Bussier
Kenya RMCs of the AfDB (East Africa) Mr. Mohamed Aden Ibrahim 
Sudan RMCs of the AfDB (North Africa) Judge Ahmed Moguib Kheirat Zohny
Belgium OECD  
Brazil Non OECD  
African Development Bank Group African Development Bank Group  
ISDB International Organizations Dr. Mansur Adetokunbo Noibi
United Kingdom OECD  
Netherlands OECD  
France OECD  

 

State/Institutions Constituency Names of representatives
Guinea-Bissau Regional Member Country of the AfDB
(West Africa) 
 
Central African Republic Regional Member Country of the AfDB
(Central Africa) 
 
Mozambique Regional Member Country of the AfDB
(Southern Africa) 
Mr. Rafique Mahomed
Kenya Regional Member Country of the AfDB
(East Africa) 
Ms. Christine Agimba
Sudan Regional Member Country of the AfDB
(North Africa) 
Mr. Osama M. Humida
Belgium Member State OECD  
Brazil Non-OECD Non-Regional State  
African Development Bank Group  African Development Bank Group   
BOAD International Organisations Ms. Nimatou Dramane
United Kingdom Member State OECD  
Netherlands Member State OECD  
France Member State OECD  

 

State/Institutions Constituency Names of representatives
The Gambia Regional Member Country of the AfDB
(West Africa) 
HE Mr. Kebba Satou Touray
Gabon Regional Member Country of the AfDB
(Central Africa) 
Mrs. Martine Mabiala
Malawi Regional Member Country of the AfDB
(Southern Africa) 
Mr. Patrick Zimpita
Ethiopia Regional Member Country of the AfDB
(East Africa) 
Mrs. Mulu Ketsela
Tunisia Regional Member Country of the AfDB
(North Africa) 
Mrs. Moufida Srarfi
Belgium Member State OECD Mr. Philippe Nizeyimana
Brazil Non-OECD Non-Regional State Mr. Henrique Pissaia de Souza
African Development Bank Group  African Development Bank Group  Mr. Charles Boamah
BOAD International Organisations Ms. Nimatou Dramane
United Kingdom Member State OECD Mr. Holger Grundel
Netherlands Member State OECD Ms. Frieda Nicolai
France Member State OECD Mr. François Kruger
(June 2013- January 2015)
Mr. Brahmi Abdenor  
(January 2015- June 2015)