Vanessa Baudin Sanchez
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Vanessa Baudin Sanchez

Principal Consultant, West Africa Regional Manager Senegal
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Vanessa is DG’s Regional Manager for West Africa, and oversees DG’s West Africa operations from our hub in Dakar. As the main coordinator for DG’s West Africa program portfolio, her responsibilities include conducting initial assessments and elaborating project guidelines based on clients’ real needs and available budget, monitoring and evaluating physical and financial project progress, and providing advisory services on technical and institutional aspects for a sustainable implementation of DG solutions at country level.

She is an experienced Project Manager on DG’s AMP having led AMP technical implementations across Africa, and also drives DG’s work on implementing extractives industry audit management systems in Nigeria. Vanessa also manages new and existing clients and partnerships in the region, and has been integral in building DG’s focus on the extractives industries.  

Prior to DG, she worked as a Network Engineer with Orange, and as an Information Analyst with the World Bank. Ms. Sanchez holds a Master’s of Science in Telecommunications and Computers from the George Washington University, as well as a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering.

Recent Posts

Du côté de l’Afrique Francophone et des Caraïbes

DG has been implementing projects in French-speaking African and Caribbean countries since 2007. We apply our technical expertise to develop multilingual customized tools, processes, and analyses to help our partners achieve results in various domains including development assistance, agriculture, extractive industries, and health. This newsletter highlights DG's ongoing work in francophone countries. 

January 14, 2021  
Highlights from Francophone Africa and the Caribbean

DG has been implementing projects in French-speaking African and Caribbean countries since 2007. We apply our technical expertise to develop multilingual customized tools, processes, and analyses to help our partners achieve results in various domains including development assistance, agriculture, extractive industries, and health. This newsletter highlights DG's ongoing work in francophone countries. 

January 14, 2021  
Une réflexion sur les données des IE

Au cours des dernières années, DG a intensifié sa recherche dans le domaine des industries extractives (IE) en Afrique de l'Ouest, ce qui a permis de mieux cerner les lacunes en termes de données et d'identifier les opportunités du secteur. Nous avons constaté que les informations disponibles au grand public sont principalement axées sur la transparence des flux financiers et ciblent la scène internationale, mais occultent les facteurs non-financiers et l'impact local réel de l'industrie. Une question reste en suspens : comment promouvoir la divulgation de données susceptibles d'appuyer les communautés impactées par les activités extractives ?

January 12, 2021 Extractives Management