Mouhamadou is the Founder and Executive Director of ACILP. In this capacity, he manages the day-to-day operations of ACILP, supervises the execution and delivery of programs and projects, and represents ACILP externally.
Specialized in International Economic and Finance Law and International Dispute Resolution, Mouhamadou’s main expertise is in investment law, investor-state arbitration, law & development and public policy. He has worked for six years in the international development finance sector, at the Islamic Development Bank, focusing particularly on designing legal and policy solutions for financing projects in developing countries especially in Africa. While working as consultant for the International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO (ITC), he was involved in various trade/ legal advisory projects and initiatives for strengthening the capacity of national trade and arbitration institutions and ensuring better integration of developing countries into the multilateral trade system.
Mouhamadou has authored various publications in international law, especially on investment treaties, investment arbitration, corruption, state contracts, economic governance, international banking and development finance. A former intern in the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, former visiting researcher at Saint-Louis University (Missouri, USA), and former lecturer in law at Cergy-Pontoise University, he holds a Ph.D in international law from the same University, haven written his thesis on the application by ICSID tribunals of the law of State responsibility. Mouhamadou is about to complete a Master in Public Administration and public policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and is a member of several international law associations et professional societies.