Senior Manager, R&D
Fatou is a Trade & Investment Senior Manager who joined the firm in 2016. She works with fast-growing public and private companies to help them enter global markets and navigate some of the challenges and complexity associated with developing and executing an international growth plan.
Fatou has more than 9 years’ experience in international sales and export development and joined KPMG from a boutique trade and investment consulting company specialised in assisting Australian SMEs in their expansion to Europe. Her portfolio included clients from a broad range of industries, including waste water, medical devices, automotive, and IT.
Prior to this, Fatou spent 4 years in Singapore as a key account and international business development manager for a biopharmaceutical company. There, she managed a portfolio of US$4 Million covering key accounts in 14 countries across APAC, Middle East and Africa, provided matching sales strategies and drove market share growth. She also recruited and managed international distributors across South East Asia and Middle East Africa, developing and managing relationships with key opinion leaders.
Further to this portfolio of international roles, Fatou was a part of the Thales Avionics for 2 years in France, where she is originally from. Here she was involved with handling International sales and also managing relationships with key client accounts.
Fatou's time in Singapore also provided her the opportunity to successfully launch and manage her own creative event agency. It's safe to say she has personally experienced the entrepreneur journey, giving her a great understanding of the key elements required to effectively grow a business.
She is fluent in French, English and Spanish.
Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs, University of Technology Paris-Sud France
Master’s Degree in International Sales and Marketing, KEDGE Business School, France