Cynthia Gnassingbe Essonam, Conseillère Spéciale pour l’Engagement du Secteur Privé en faveur de la Zlecaf


Cynthia Gnassingbe Essonam is Senior Advisor to H.E. Secretary General of the AfCFTA Secretariat on Private sector engagement. Before joining the Secretariat in February 2022, Cynthia served for 7 years as the Secretary General of Togo Invest Corporation, the first investment holding company established by the government of Togo to lead the development of and investments in strategic projects. Throughout her 10 years of professional life, she has been exposed to and gained extensive experience in project finance, Public Private Partnerships, infrastructure planning and development across various sectors, investment promotion and facilitation as well as the rolling out of business environment reforms.

 She sits on the board of Directors of few national enterprises in Togo and is a mother of two children.