Alain TCHIBOZO was appointed Chief Economist at Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) in December 2020. He has over 30 years of experience as a financial analyst covering European banks including as Head of Banks Research where he worked at Credit Agricole Group (Paris) and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, ING and Mediobanca Securities (all in London).
Prior to joining BOAD, Alain has worked as a portfolio manager at London based hedge fund Inverewe Capital that primarily focused on banks and insurance companies and invested across asset classes, including: equity, debt (AT1 to Tier 2), CDS and other securities and derivatives.
Alain TCHIBOZO is graduate from HEC (Paris) and French Analyst Association SFAF (Société Française des Analystes Financiers) and held UK regulatory licenses from the FSA/FCA. He is also co-author of a book discussing banking strategies ahead of the digital transition called Transformer la banque that was published by Dunod in September 2020.