Speakers

Rose Christiane OSSOUKA RAPONDA

Prime Minister, République gabonaise

With a degree in Public Finance, Mrs. Rose Christiane OSSOUKA RAPONDA began her career as Advisor to the Director General of the Economy in 2000, before being appointed Deputy Director General of the Economy.

Her pragmatism earned her successive promotions to Deputy General Manager of the Banque de l’Habitat du Gabon, Minister of Budget, Public Accounts and Civil Service, Minister of State, Minister of National Defense, and Prime Minister.

She was the first woman elected Mayor of Libreville in 2014, and President of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa in 2018.