Financial Services and Regulation

Gouro Sall Diagne

Senior Executive Governance, risks and data, Board member

Senior Executive Governance, risks and data, Board member


Gouro began her career at Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC), where she spent 5 years. Subsequently, she accumulated over 30 years’ experience in banking in Europe, in Africa and in Canada. During these years, she assumed a variety of managerial roles in accounting and finance for several French banks (BNP Paribas, Crédit Lyonnais) in France and Senegal and in Canada at the National Bank of Canada.

From 2008 to early 2023, Mrs Diagne joined the Autorité des marchés financiers of Québec, acting as senior director Solvency and Data Valorisation leading several multidisciplinary teams dedicated, among other issues, to the supervision of systemic institutions, the strategic planning of banking activities, the management of risks, the deployment of dashboards, as well as the automation and process optimization.

Responsible for l’Autorité’s internal women’s leadership committee, Gouro was also involved in the digital transformation unit, set up by l’Autorité, to monitor the development of new technologies in the financial industry. In addition, she worked alongside senior management on issues of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Gouro work actively with the Association of Quebec Women in Finance, both within committees supporting the association (committee of digital strategy and business intelligence) and at the Board level as a member of the Executive Committee responsible for the Audit and Risk Management Committee. Concurrently, Gouro sit on the board of directors of AIM CROIT, a non-profit organization that promotes the reintegration of people living with physical and sensory limitations into the labor market.

Gouro recently join the Board of NSIA Bank, an African Bank located in Ivory Coast.

Gouro obtained her master’s degree in finance and accounting in France and completed her studies with an MBA in Canada. In addition, she belongs to several professional orders: CPA-CMA, CIA, CRMA.