Director, Francophone Institute of Sustainable Development
Jean-Pierre Ndoutoum has been director of the Francophone Institute of Sustainable Development (IFDD) since 1 April 2015. He joined the institute in 1996 as a specialist in energy policy (access to energy, energy management and renewable energy).
Mr Ndoutoum holds a postgraduate diploma in applied chemical kinetics from the Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris; an MBA from EUA, San Francisco; and a degree in business management from the Libreville Institute of Economy and Finance, Gabon.
He worked for the minister of mines, energy and petroleum in Gabon as head of studies, and later as director of provisional, economic and financial studies between 1990 and 1996.
He has extensive experience of working with international organisations, including the World Bank Group, the African Development Bank, the Agency for Aerial Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA), the West African Economic and Monetary Union (uemoa), and within UN agencies. He also has practical experience of working with members of the International Francophone Organisation (OIF).