Frannie Léautier
Founder and Managing Partner, The Fezembat Group

Dr. Frannie Léautier was Senior Vice President African Development Bank (AfDB). She is Founder and Managing Partner, the Fezembat Group; Eminent Person Trade and Development Bank (TDB); and advises the Chairman of OCP.

Dr. Léautier was Chairperson and Co-Founding Partner Mkoba Fund. She was Vice President and Chief of Staff to the President of the World Bank; and Ex-ecutive Secretary the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF).

Experienced Board member, chairing AfDB Board; Vice Chair PTA Bank; Treasurer and Chair Risk and Audit Committee African Economic Research Consortium (AERC); Nelson Mandela Institute for Science & Technology; Jour-nal of African Trade (JAT); UONGOZI Institute; Journal of Infrastructure Sys-tems; Institute of Security Studies (ISS), Women’s World Banking; Visiting Committees MIT Corporation; King Baudouin Foundation USA (KBFUS); Co-Chair World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa; WEF Global Agenda Councils; Co-chair Council on Future of Economic Progress; and member of Core Working Group on the Digital Economy.

Dr. Léautier holds a Masters and Doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She was Best Manager World Bank; honorary degree in Humane Letters from North Central College; Queen of Development Agona Ghana; among most influential people in Africa; Distinguished Professor Sci-ences Po; and is well published.