Maudo Jallow is the founder of New Nation – a youth-driven initiative that seeks to advocate for the prioritisation of youth development and structural transformation in The Gambia.
He currently works with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) as an International Development Expert on Industrialisation. Before that, Maudo worked with the United Nations Research Institute as part of the Social Policy & Development research team, between September and December 2017. He is interested in domestic resource mobilisation, industrialisation and social policy in Sub-Saharan Africa. His professional work and research focuses on these areas and how they are interlinked. In the recent past, Maudo worked for the LSE Africa Summit as a Co-Director, and Press TV UK as a Contributor. He has also interned at UNDP Uganda, Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency, African Foundation for Development, Ecobank Uganda and Airtel Telecommunications.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business with French and Economics and a Master’s degree in African Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science.