Rima Le Coguic

Director of AFD's Africa Department

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Rima Le Coguic has been Director of AFD’s Africa Department since June 2018. She graduated from ENA, Paris-Dauphine and ESCP and trained as a Telecoms engineer. She began her career at Alcatel-Lucent and the Ministry of Telecommunications prior to joining AFD in 2005, where she successively held the positions of Geographical Coordinator for the Middle East, Infrastructure Project Manager, Head of the Infrastructure Division and, more recently, Director of the Energy and Digital Transitions Department.

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