dawda b.

Lead Consultant at SpoTrend Consulting

Bachelor's DegreeNorwegian School of Management

Banjul, Gambia


I have extensive experience in the tourism, manufacturing, energy, financial and other services industries. Over the past two decades, I have managed and/or prepared market feasibility studies, appraisals, and acquisition analysis on over 100 proposed and/or existing hospitality/tourism related projects located throughout West Africa. The aggregate value of these projects represents well in excess of US$300 million investment activity. From 2008 to 2015, I was the Head of Global Corporates and Commodity Traders at Standard Chartered Bank Gambia. I was responsible for developing the client segment strategy to achieve the objectives of the overall business. Between 1998 and 2008, I was a member of the International Finance Corporation’s (World Bank Group’s private sector arm) General Manufacturing & Services Dept.team responsible for originating, structuring and processing loan deals and equity within West Africa.


  • finance
  • services
  • banking system
  • africa
  • tourism
  • world bank group
  • gambia
  • cote d ivoire
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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