Romuald Wadagni is Minister of State in charge of the Economy and Finance of the Republic of Benin. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School (USA) and the Ecole Supérieure des Affaires de Grenoble (France). Before joining the government, this Chartered Accountant accumulated several years of expertise within the French (Paris, Lyon), American (Boston, New York) and African (all French-speaking African countries) firms of Deloitte.
He was Managing Director of Deloitte’s offices in the Democratic Republic of Congo until his appointment as head of the Ministry of Economy and Finance on 6 April 2016. He was promoted to Minister of State in charge of the same portfolio on 25 May 2021. Three times since 2018, he has been awarded Best Finance Minister in Africa.