Alioune Badara Dramé

Doctoral Candidate

Nationality: Senegalese

Highest Academic Degree: Master II in Taxation

Institution / University: Institut Superieur De Finance Dakar

Professional Career

With a bachelor’s in finance in 1999 at the UNIVERSIAPOLIS of Agadir Morocco and Master II in Taxation 2004 at the “Institut Superieur de Finance in Dakar”, I started my career in 1999 as Financial Analyst before joining United bank for Africa in 2008 as Rollout Manager in Senegal and Guinea. In “UBA” I occupied between 2009 and 2013 successively the positions of Head of performance, Country Head Products and Sales and finally headed the Strategy and Business Execution. In October 2013, I joined ECOBANK TRANSNATIONAL INCORPORATED, the largest footprints with 34 affiliates in Africa plus Paris & London. I am currently heading the position of Group FICC/Treasury Automation Program Manager. With this position I am leading all strategic  initiatives related to system implementation, new products, process …


  • With ECOBANK; I fully led the automation of Treasury department (Since 2015)
  • In 2014; Business Model Designed and rollout of COFINA (Compagnie Financière Africaine) a Financial Institution specialized in financing SMES in francophone Africa zone and Paris)
  • Designed and Led for UBA SN the implementation of a large program to increase branchless Network of the bank from 4 to 175 branches. (2011)
Research Interest

Design Innovative Business Models for SMEs that could attract foreign investors in Sub Sahara Africa

Research Specialty

Business and Financial Modelling, Artificial Intelligence, System Design & Management, Strategy & Innovation, Business Development &Transformation

Statement of Motivation for a DBA

Enhance my academic accomplishments and gain further personal and professional developments. The DBA program would facilitate the realization of both my professional and personal ambitions. The combination of my strong academic background coupled with my long serving professional experience as a seasoned banker makes me an ideal DBA researcher for blending both innovative financial solutions Models and Investment approach towards SMEs in Sub-Sahara Africa

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