Abdel Kader Ndiaye was born in 1961, in Saint Louis, Senegal. He is married and father of three children. He is a polytechnic engineer, he graduated from the Polytechnic School of Thiès (EPT/ACDI).
He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA- Cadre) from UQAM and a Master 2 in Management and Regulation of Public Procurement (ENA / UCAD).
Mr Ndiaye is a PhD student in Management and his research thesis topic is: “Private Sector Development Strategies in Africa”.
As a renowned professional, he is very often approached by leading schools, universities and other academic and consular institutions, to hold conferences, lead panels and give lectures to end-of-cycle students or for continuing professional development.
Owing to his influence and commitment, in 2003, he was one of the founders of the national vocational training center for professions in the construction and public works sector.
He was General Manager of SICS International and Managing Director of the SICS/SENSECS Group.
His broad experience for the past three years in public and private management has led him to realize many development projects in Africa, in the sectors of infrastructure, real estate, telecommunications, digital, industry, hydraulic, etc.
In addition to his current position as Chairman of the Board of Directors of AIMS-Senegal, he is Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Dakar.
He has held other public positions in the past including those of President of the National Federation of Building and Public Works, Administrator and Vice-President of the National Social Security Fund, Chairman of the Mediation Commission of the High Council for Social Dialogue and member of the Dispute Settlement Committee of the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (ARMP).
Lastly, Mr. Abdel Kader Ndiaye has to his credit over the last ten years the management and implementation of several reforms at national and regional level such as public procurement systems in Senegal and in WAEMU (2004 to 2007); he chaired, between 2013 and 2014, the national commission of reform of the legal and institutional framework of the public and private partnership (PPP); lastly, he led the capacity building and enterprise upgrading program in SENEGAL.