Edwin Mensah

Associate Partner

Edwin Mensah is Associate Partner and Domain Leader in MSC’s Francophone Africa division. He works in Dakar, Senegal, and has 15+ years of experience gained through projects with development banks, international funding agencies, financial service providers, mobile money operators, and community-based institutions.

Edwin has worked in Senegal, Gambia, Togo, Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Kenya, Uganda, and Morocco. His work outside of Africa took him to Fiji, Vanuatu, Thailand, Indonesia, France, and the USA. Edwin’s areas of expertise include project design, management, implementation, inclusive digital finance, entrepreneurship, SME and agricultural finance, and technical assistance to the public and private sectors. He specializes in the development and implementation of affordable and adapted financial products and services for vulnerable communities, such as youth, women, and rural populations.

Edwin holds master’s degrees with specializations in Economic and Political Development, Development Evaluation, International Business Management, and Capital Markets from Columbia University, New York, Sciences Po Paris, and ESSEC business school, Paris. He is fluent in French and English.