H.E. Adama Bocar Soko

H.E. Adama Bocar Soko, Formerly, UNDP Senior Manager & Banking Financial Controller Internationally, Secretary-General of Mauritania’s Presidency, Minister of Agriculture, and Minister of Education, Mauritania

A strategic, innovative problem-solving leader and manager with more than 32 years of experience in Government as a Minister in various positions, in the United Nations system and in the private sector.  Have achieved increased levels of responsibility in public policy formulation & implementation, public administration, programs, and operations management, partnership building, client management, and project implementation (Service delivery).

GOVERNMENT Islamic Republic of Mauritania: i) Minister, Secretary General to the President’s Cabinet; ii) Minister of National Education and the Reform of Education System; iii) Minister of Agriculture; iv) Minister of Basic Education and National Education Sector Reform.

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPPEMENT : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): i)Resident Representative a.i – UNDP- Benin; ii) Deputy Resident Representative – UNDP-Benin; iii) Deputy Country Director/Operations- UNDP Chad and UNDP- Burundi; iv) Treasury Operations Manager UNDP Headquarters, New York- USA; v) Operations Manager of Global Funds Fight against HIV, AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Programme – UNDP-DR Congo; vi) Finance & Budget Resources Specialist, UNDP-DR Congo; vii) Account Examiner and Comptroller Project to support war wounded ex-combatants – UNDP-DR Congo; viii) Head of Resources Management Unit, UNDP-Mauritania; ix) Short-term Assignments: Nigeria, Senegal, South Soudan, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Haiti, Gabon &Togo.

PRIVATE SECTOR:  Mauritanian Bank for International Commerce (BMCI) & African Bureau of Studies and Control in Mauritania (AFRECOM): i) Head of Management Control Department; ii) Junior Economist.