Mouhamadou Niang is managing director of Meridiam Infrastructure Africa, an infrastructure fund targeting developing and investing in infrastructure assets in Africa. Mouhamadou has more than 20 years’ experience in project finance and investment funds structuring, and has worked for the International Finance Corporation, African Development Bank, and Islamic Development Bank. He was most recently director for private sector operations for the African Development Bank in Tunis. In that position, Mouhamadou was responsible for the management of a team of experts who sourced and structured investments in the infrastructure, oil and gas, mining, health and education sectors across the entire continent of Africa. He closely worked with regulators and ministries and coordinated technical, financial and legal advisers, engineering firms and other industry specialists. Before his most recent position, Mouhamadou was a senior structured finance specialist and acting head of the structured finance unit at the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah where he led a wide variety of projects globally, including a toll road project in Malaysia, a gas pipeline in Indonesia, and advised on an airport and port in Gabon.