Mr. Thomas VIOT is the chief coordinator for the AfDB’s work on industrialization. He has twelve years’ experience in international development and project finance working with financial institutions across Africa, Europe and Asia-Pacific. In recent years the focus of Thomas’ work has been on supporting large transformative investments in Africa. Thomas worked for international and regional financial development institutions including the European Union and the African Development Bank (AfDB), leading teams in Europe, Africa and the Asia-Pacific regions.
Thomas studied at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris and Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. He holds three Masters Degrees (M.Sc.) in Engineering, Economics and Environmental Sciences.