After being awarded a Doctorat de troisième Cycle in International Economy at the University of Aix-Marseille 2 in France, he worked as a lecturer at the high school of Agronomics in Côte d’Ivoire, teaching economic analysis, macroeconomics and commodity economics.

From February 1991 to March 1996, he held the position of technical advisor at the Ministry of Commodities in Côte d’Ivoire (now Ministry of Commerce).

In April 1996, he was appointed as Chief Economist at the International Coffee Organization (ICO) in London, heading the economic and projects section. He has contributed to the elaboration, monitoring and evaluation of many development projects benefitting coffee producing countries. Over the last 21 years Dr Denis Seudieu has participated, as speaker to various seminars and conferences, including AFCA conferences.

Dr Denis Seudieu
Chief Economist
International Coffee Organization
Tel: +44 2076120619