Deputy Director General
Ministry of Mines and Geology
Mohamed Baba SYLLA, B.Eng., M.Eng., holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (Telecommunication) and a master’s degree in computer engineering from Polytechnique Montréal. He holds also a strategic foresight degree from Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM) in Paris.
From 2002 to 2008, he has been working in Montreal as software engineer and consultant for several companies, including the investment bank Morgan Stanley through Compuware.
From 2008 in 2015, he worked as Senior Consultant in France mainly for CAC 40 companies (Accor, Cap Gemini, T-Systems...) as major Information System project manager and architect.
From 2015 to 2016, Mohamed Baba SYLLA was Chief Operating Officer in Niger in charge of defining and implementing the strategy of transformation and development of one of the leader company of its sector.
Since July 2016, Mohamed Baba SYLLA is the Deputy Director-general of the Mining Promotion and Development Center of the Republic of Guinea. He has driven successfully the completion of the modernization of the mining cadaster which now enables an efficient and transparent management of mining titles and authorizations.