Daouda Sembene is Executive Director at the IMF. He was formerly an Adviser to Senegal’s Minister of Economy, Finance, and Planning. He also previously assumed various positions at the IMF in the Executive Board, the Independent Evaluation Office, and the Research Department. He also worked as a Consultant at the World Bank, as part of a team of lecturers in macroeconomic management. Dr. Sembene holds a PhD in development economics from American University.