Leads the MCC in its mission to administer U.S. foreign assistance in the fight against global poverty.
Mahmoud Bah is Deputy CEO of the MCC.
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) CEO is responsible for leading the MCC in its mission to administer U.S. foreign assistance in the fight against global poverty.
Mr. Bah has over a decade of experience working at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, including recent roles as the Regional Team Lead for the MCC’s Regional Portfolio and as the Resident Country Director for the MCC’s Cote d’Ivoire operations prior to that.
On U.S. Global Leadership: Speaking about the role of the U.S. MCC in the development space: “We’ve enjoyed being a leader in the development space, and value our collaborations with interagency partners, the private sector, the NGO community, and country partners on behalf of their people.” (source)
On U.S. Foreign Assistance: When welcoming new MCC employees, Bah celebrated: “MCC is well poised to partner with countries and deploy its results-focused model to accelerate sustainable economic growth, reduce poverty, strengthen institutions, and improve the lives of people around the world.” (source)
On Democracy in Foreign Assistance: During an interview following his appointment, Bah noted: “(The MCC’s) appreciation for diversity is reflected in our core agency values, which explain how we respect individuals and ideas. It is also reflected in our work with our partner countries—several of which have historic ties to slavery—and in our strong emphasis on country ownership and democratic values, where inclusion extends to the most marginalized and underserved populations.” (source)