JULIE LEBLANC

JULIE LEBLANC

SENIOR COMMERCIAL OFFICER, US COMMERCIAL SERVICE, LAGOS, NIGERIA

Ms. LeBlanc currently serves as Senior Commercial Officer and Commercial Counselor for Nigeria, based out of the U.S. Consulate in Lagos. She manages a team of Commercial Specialists providing advisory services, market intelligence, and commercial advocacy to U.S. companies interested in doing business in Nigeria. Previously, she was the Principal Commercial Officer in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, leading a team of commercial specialists to drive Saudi foreign direct investment into the U.S., and bring U.S. companies to the Western region of Saudi Arabia, focusing on the multi-billion-dollar infrastructure giga-projects. She served as the Senior Commercial Officer to the African Development Bank (AfDB), in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, for five years. Ms. LeBlanc has a M.A. in Francophone Studies from New York University, and a B.A. from Drew University, where she studied for two years in France.

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