Madjiguene Thiam acts as head of Programmes and resource mobilization at ECES. In addition, she also performs as Project Coordinator at ECES, carrying out exploratory missions and closely liaising with experts to ensure coordination and follow up of different projects activities in the field - particularly the EU funded Project in Afghanistan, Gabon, Comoros, and Madagascar as well as the German-funded project in Senegal (PAPE Senegal). She also works in the mobilization of resources by monitoring funding opportunities as well as providing inputs to all major project documents and editing them for content, style, and accuracy. These include tenders for grants and service contracts, financial, and project evaluation reports.

Before joining ECES, Madjiguene worked for a Italo-Belgian consulting firm, specialized in European and international financing, in particular external cooperation programs. In addition to monitoring funding programs and drafting project proposals, Madjiguene was in charge of external relations with international organizations. She also worked for an international Chamber of Commerce in Milan, dealing with economic, social, and cultural cooperation between private and public Italian entities and different African countries.

She graduated at the Università degli Studi di Milano and holds a BA in International Science and European Studies and two MAs in International Relations - with specialization in diplomacy and international cooperation - and in Strategic and Military Studies.

Languages: Wolof (Senegal), Italian, English, French.