He has launched in 2000 the Bamako Forum, and was nominated in 2015 President of the National Organization Committee of the French-Africa Summit, gathering more than 35 Heads of State in Bamako. Since 2014, he is an independent board member of Banque Internationale pour le Commerce et l’Industrie au Mali (BICIM). He launched in 1998 in partnership with Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) the Executive MBA Program at the Institut des Hautes Études en Management (IHEM) in Mali. He created in 1996 the consulting firm International Business Network (IBN), having passed an MBA in Geneva in 1992 and joined DACS, a consulting firm in Paris. Trained as an engineer in France, he worked from 1981 in Mali at Industrie textile du Mali (Itema) and left for Rwanda in 1985 to launch the UN Voluntary program.