Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba's Biography

Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba

H.E. Anatolio Ndong Mba is the Permanent Representative of Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations since 2010.

Before being appointed, Mr. Ndong Mba was Consultant of the United Nations Organization for Agriculture and Food (FAO), representing the agency in Djibouti from November 2008 to February 2009.

Between 2004 and 2008, he was a representative of the FAO in the Republic of Angola and Sao Tome and Principe, residing in Luanda, where he also served as the interim resident coordinator of the UN from March 2007 until July 2008, when he withdrew from the agency.

From 2001 to 2004, Anatolio Ndong Mba was Deputy Regional Representative of FAO for Africa and Representative in Ghana, having served as Representative in Guinea Bissau between 1997 and 2001.

Regarding his work experience in the Administration of Equatorial Guinea, he held several functions among them, Minister of State for Fisheries and Forestry (1996-97), Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Governor of Equatorial Guinea in the International Monetary Fund ( 1994-96); Minister of State for Planning and International Cooperation and Governor of Equatorial Guinea in the World Bank (1992-94); and Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Forestry (1989-1992).

In his previous service in the Government, he was Secretary General in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (1986-89); Head of the Planning, Research and Monitoring Project in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Forestry (1984-86). He had also been Secretary General of the same Department between 1982 and 1984, as well as General Director of Livestock from 1981 to 1982.

He has a degree in Agricultural Sciences from the Zagazig University in the Arab Republic of Egypt, and several Diplomas in animal production and rural credit.

Born in Equatorial Guinea on July 3, 1946. Married, and is the father of a large family.