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‘Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.’ 

John F. Kennedy 

About Us


Africa Diaspo. Consulting (ADC) is a New York based advisory boutique, founded in 2011 by Salim H. Soumbounou, an expert in remittances and African Diaspora. ADC is intended to leverage the expertise, talent, and resources of the African diaspora in North America to tackle the challenging problems facing Africa.

Our Mission


To enable, engage and empower the African diaspora as agent for development.

Our Goals

  • Broadening African diaspora remittances from only satisfying extended family basic needs to viable investments in the most critical sectors in their home countries;

  • Creating businesses and spur entrepreneurship, and transfer new knowledge and skills.

  • Becoming the local representative of established African firms interested in tapping into the diaspora in USA and Canada.

  • Harnessing the human and financial capital from the Diaspora to economic growth in Africa

  • Delivering a consulting platform that provides people and organizations with an easy, affordable, and direct access to professionals and consultants among the Diaspora

  • Promoting investment and trade between Sub Saharan Africa countries with the developed countries

Our Management Team

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Salim Hassimi Soumbounou, MA.

Founder & CEO

  • 20+ Years of experience in Sales , Marketing and Business Development with major global companies in USA and Africa;

  • USA & Canada African Diaspora Expert

  • Global remittances Expert

  • International Business Consultant

  • NYU Graduate - Strategy & Leadership

  • Community Leader - Ambassador for Peace (UFP -United Nations)

Bakayoko Abdoulaye, CPA,

Managing Partner

  • Certified Public Accountant registered - Texas State Board of Public Accountancy

  •  Member of The American Institute of Public Accountants

  • Texas A&M Graduate - Master in Finance

  • 17 years of Experience in financial Accounting and reporting, Individual and corporate tax, business formation, planning and development.

  • Managed due diligence engagements, and advisory services to businesses and not for profit organizations funded by USAID and United Nation throughout the United States of America and West Africa. 

Ollia Njibaloh, MBA

Managing Partner

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  • Advertisement, communication and marketing professional

  • Multicultural Marketing Expert

  • Entrepreneur

Saïdou Nikiama,

Managing Partner

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  • A global Information Technology solutions expert

  • 20 years of experience in designing, architecting and deploying IT infrastructures in various large companies in Africa, Europe and North America

  • Director & Solution architect at Avanade (JV Microsoft-Accenture)

Our Competitive Advantage


The quality of our people

Highly educated and seasoned professionals, with work experience

across multiple sectors and industries  in Africa and North America .

Our Passion for Africa and its Diaspora

A multidisciplinary team that is passionate about Africa development and the Diaspora involvement.

Our Flexible approach

We offer personal and specialized services to meet each client's specific needs.

‘Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.’ 

John F. Kennedy 

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