Kader_KaneyeKader Kaneye



Occupational Information

Occupation: Management Consulting

Occupational Position: Associate Partner at Dalberg, Dakar

Professional History

Kader Kaneye is an Associate Partner in Dalberg’s Dakar office. An experienced social entrepreneur and change leader, he is passionate about empowering youth and women and fostering community development through community involvement, entrepreneurship and start-up ventures.

Kader has 15 years of experience in consulting for international development organizations, governments at the highest level, in banking, and in professional services in more than fifteen countries in Francophone Africa. He is a proponent of promoting corporate ethics through auditing.

Prior to Dalberg, Kader founded the African Development University in his home country of Niger. ADU is the first non-profit liberal arts university in the Sahel Region, welcoming visiting faculty from Harvard, MIT, Oxford, Tsinghua and similar world class institutions. It seeks to identify the most talented young people of Africa, provide them with a world-class liberal arts education blended with African moral values; and prepare them to lead the development of their nations and become change-makers.

He is fluent in English and French.


MPA from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government
MBA from Bentley University, USA
Master’s in Accounting & Finance from Intec de Paris
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


2020 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow


About AFLI




The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.