Meet the Ambassador

Ambassador Seydou Kabore

Ambassador of Burkina Faso to the United States of America

H. E. Seydou Kaboré,

Ambassador from Burkina Faso to the United States of America

Ambassador Seydou KABORE became Burkina Faso’s Ambassador to the United States in 2016 following the presentation of his credentials to President Obama. Ambassador KABORE served as a senior financial consultant and as the Human Resources Manager and Head of Relations with Local Communities to the Belahourou Mining Company (SMB-BF).  He was also the Minister of Infrastructure and Road Network Development of Burkina Faso in 2008.  Prior to these positions, Ambassador KABORE held a number of leadership positions in several companies, including serving as the General Manager of the “Agence Faso Baara”, an Agency for the execution of public works for employment (AGETIPE), and as the Director of Business Risks Management in The Financial Bank for Trade and Investment (current SGBF).  He also created the ALUNET Company, a Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) specializing in the production of aluminum doors and windows.

Ambassador Kaboré studied at Georgetown University, School of Continuing Studies, in Washington, DC, and has a Certificate in Business Administration.  He also holds a Certificate in Organizational Leadership from the Harvard Business School Online and received an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Institute of Business Administration in Caen, France, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the “Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques (ESSEC)” of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Ambassador Kaboré speaks French, English, and several languages native to Burkina Faso.