Abdoulaye is based in Dakar and works on NRGI’s data, analysis and research projects related to resource extraction in Africa. He is a member of the governance and sub-Saharan Africa teams.

Prior to joining NRGI, he worked as a research executive at Kantar’s public division, managing projects for several clients (including WHO, GSMA and OCP AFRICA) and working on data analysis for the West Africa region. Abdoulaye has also worked as a research consultant for Palladium Group, IRESSEF, Westat, J.E. Austin Associates and Results for Development (R4D).

Abdoulaye holds a master’s in sociology from the Université Gaston Berger de St. Louis, Senegal. He speaks French, English, Fulah and Wolof.