Mamadou Beye
Chairman, NDPI
General Manager of Policy, Government and Public Affairs
Chevron and Latin America Exploration and Production Co.


Mamadou Marcel Blondin Beye is general manager of Policy, Government and Public Affairs for Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production Company, based in Houston, Texas, a position he assumed in January 2016.

He has nearly 20 years of progressive, diversified experience with Chevron encompassing Corporate Policy, Government Affairs, International Development and Business Development. He has also worked in Angola, South Africa and the United Kingdom, and has been instrumental on key company projects such as the West Africa Gas Pipeline and the Chad-Cameroon Pipeline. Beye was manager of International Affairs based in Washington, D.C., where he implemented the company’s Government Affairs strategy for Africa. In that role, he managed all Africa-related international policy and advocacy efforts with key public stakeholders and provided strategic guidance, advice and counsel in support of the company’s new business opportunities in Africa.

Beye holds a bachelor's of business administration degree from HEC Montreal and an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management. and a master's degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa. He has served on the board of directors of AFRICARE; been chairman of the U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce; and represented Chevron on the boards of the Corporate Council on Africa and the Africa-America Institute. Born in Mali, Beye is fluent in Bambara, English, French and Portuguese.