Mamadou Dia


Mamadou Dia, a Senegalese national and water engineer has worked throughout his professional career in both, public and private sector. At AquaFed, Mamadou Dia formed part of the Executive Committee until he became its president in 2014 and was re-elected in 2017 for a second 3-year term (see press release on his re-election here).


Mr Dia started off his professional career in 1977 at the Senegalese national water supply company SONEES where he held various positions including serving as Director of Operations until mid-1990s. In the following he served as Managing Director to the Sénégalaise Des Eaux (SDE), the private operator in charge of production and distribution of drinking water in the main urban centers of Senegal. Today, Mr Dia holds the positions of acting Vice-President of SDE and Director for Water and Sanitation of ERANOVE.


His engagement in the international water sector brought Mamadou Dia to become president of the African Water Association (AfWA), a member of the executive committee of the International Water Association (IWA) and of the board of governors of the World Water Council. Mr Dia further worked as expert-consultant for the African Development Bank and the World Bank, and is president of the Senegalese Association for Standardization (ASN) and president of the Departmental Council of Podor in Senegal. 


With Mamadou Dia, AquaFed has a President who is a practitioner with first-hand experience from developing countries, from the public and the private sector.

March 14th 2015


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    Attached Ressources

    • Press release | 27/09/17 | 27.09.2017 AquaFed President Mamadou Dia re-elected
    • Press release | 27/09/17 | Réélection du Président Mamadou Dia
    • Press release | 27/09/17 | 27.09.2017 AquaFed – Réélection du Président Mamadou Dia
    • Press release | 27/09/17 | AquaFed – Réélection du Président Mamadou Dia