Oplaa Collective


Phd Management Sciences (2008), Social and Administrative Sciences – Organizational Studies, Université Jean Moulin Lyon3. France.
Doctorate in Organizational Studies (2006), Social and Administrative Sciences – Administration, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Iztapalapa. Mexico.
Consultant-Researcher (PUFOMASE) Institute of Socioeconomics of Organizations (ISEOR),
Research Professor at the UAM-Xochimilco, Research Professor at the UAM-Iztapalapa;
International Consultant in Communication Matters for the UN Population Fund, Tutor of the EU Knowledge Management Chair, at FLACSO Mexico
Facilitator-consultant at the Mexican Petroleum Institute for the Teamwork Project.


Industrial Engineer from the Technological Institute and
of Higher Studies of the West. Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mx.
Doctor in Projects in the area of Business Management. Pan American Center University for Higher Studies. Morelia, Michoacán, Mx.
Diploma in Entrepreneurship Training, Trepcamp based in Silicon Valley, USA. “Creating entrepreneurial superstars”,
generation 2021. With badges of: Minimally viable teams, Design Thinking, Business Models, Lean Startup, Financing and Agile Methodology.
Project leader in the national business simulator Trepcamp 2022.


Expert in international Bank, Financial and Africa

Dr André Fofana has an excellent knowledge of the banking systems of French-speaking West Africa (UMOA, Guinea and Mauritania). He is currently Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit and Compliance Committee of a subsidiary of a fast-growing African banking group.

For almost ten years, he worked as a consultant for the IMF and, in this capacity as well as for a World Bank project, trained four classes of i

Prior to this, he worked at the Banque Centrale des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (BCEAO), where he came top of his class in the entrance exam held in Paris. He held the positions of Internal Administrative and Financial Controller for Senegal and Director of the Ziguinchor branch. He then served as Head of the Inspection Mission at the WAMU Banking Commission in Abidjan, where he acted as Secretary General on three occasions, before resigning to work as a consultant from his wife’s home country, Germany.

He has also worked for various European cooperation organizations and African banks on general and cybersecuriy

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