Idrissa Bagayoko is a Grants & Finance Specialist for the STAND Initiative.

He provides grants, contracts, and financial management, including budget development and monitoring, project reporting and subaward management.

Prior to joining WRI, Idrissa was a Finance and Administrative officer for a SME that specialize in energy renewables products, and energy audit.

Idrissa holds a B.S in Finance and a M.Sc. in Financial Management, both from the University of Maryland, Global Campus.

Idrissa lives in Bethesda, MD with his family. He enjoys traveling, going to the gym.