Mr Zambelongo joined the EIF ES team as Coordinator in September 2018. Prior to that, he was the National Coordinator of the EIF National Implementation Unit (NIU) of Burkina Faso. In this role, Paulin built significant experience in project preparation and project portfolio management involving various stockholders with a focus on the principle of results-based management. He has a good understanding of trade-related challenges faced by LDCs. He also served as an Economic Affairs Officer in charge of multilateral trading system and regional integration at Burkina Faso's Ministry of Trade.
Paulin holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Ouagadougou, a Diploma from Burkina's National School of Administration and Magistracy and a MBA from Jean Moulin Lyon University.