Valérie-Noëlle Kodjo Diop

Head of Innovation and CSR for Africa, Mediterranean Basin, Overseas, Société Générale

Valérie-Noëlle KODJO DIOP started her career in 1994 at Société Générale, in Corporate and Investment Banking (SG CIB), where she held positions in the Structured Finance Department related to commodities, initially agricultural commodities, then minerals and metals. She joined BNP Paribas in Johannesburg in 2005 to build the bank’s franchise; first as Head of Structured Finance “E&C”, for Southern Africa, then as Managing Director of its branch and Head of Country South Africa, until August 2017. After a period at BNP Paribas CIB Headquarters where she participated in the deployment of the Conduct & Ethics programme for Corporate Banking in EMEA, Valérie-Noëlle joined Société Générale in May 2017 as Head of Innovation, CSR and Alternative Banking Models for the Africa and Overseas Region.