Abdoulaye BIO TCHANE is Senior Minister in charge of planning and development of Benin. Mr. Bio Tchane built a thirty year career in finance and development across Africa. He has held high level positions at the WAEMU Central Bank and was the former Director of the Africa Department at the International Monetary Fund as well as the President of the West African Development Bank (BOAD). Moreover, he is also widely acknowledged as the finance minister of Benin who spearheaded clear and transparent reforms and actively fought against corruption. He has also led the design and launch of the WAEMU stock market.