Ibrahima Wade

General Coordinator
Dakar 2026

Mr Ibrahima WADE, born on 21 June 1965 in Thies - Senegal, is a Senior Inspector of the Treasury of Exceptional Class, graduate of the National School of Administration of Senegal.
He is currently General Coordinator of the Organizing Committee of the Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2026. He has been Minister, Secretary General of the Government of Senegal (May 2001 - August 2005), Permanent Secretary of the Accelerated Growth Strategy (March 2006 - July 2014) and CEO of the Operational Office for Monitoring the Emerging Senegal Plan (July 2014 - June 2019).

Previously, he participated in the negotiation of multilateral and bilateral financing agreements for various projects and programmes in Senegal.

He is certified from Harvard University (Harvard Institute for International Development of Cambridge - Massachusetts, USA) in "Program on Budgeting and Financial Management in the Public Sector". He holds a diploma in Banking from the Centre d'Etudes Financières Economiques et Bancaires de Paris, a Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies Spécial en Droit Public from the University of Dakar and a Certificat d'Aptitude à la Profession d'Avocat from the Dakar Bar Association.

He is a member of several international Think Tanks, including the Strategic Orientation Council of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie and President of the Regional Strategic Orientation Council (CROS) West Africa of the AUF.

Mr WADE is President of the Senegalese Equestrian Sports Federation and Vice-President of the Senegalese National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSS).