Graduated from the University of Michigan where he obtained an MPA (Master of Public Administration with a specialization in financial risk management and strategic planning for economic development) and the Institute of Political and Economic Sciences of Eastern Michigan University. Mr. ZEZE also studied business law at the University of Nantes in France. He has extensive experience in financial and operational risk management acquired in renowned institutions such as the World Bank in Washington (as Senior Risk Analyst), at the International Institute for Economics in Washington, D.C. (as Project Manager), National Bank of Detroit, Ann Harbor, Michigan, (as Director of Risk Management for SMEs and SMIs), at the African Development Bank (as Senior Country Credit Officer) and Shell Oil Product Africa (Regional Credit Risk Director for West and Central Africa).He is the founder (2007) of the first Financial Rating Agency in French-speaking Africa, Bloomfield Investment Corporation. He contributed significantly to the negotiations of the WAEMU financial market that led to the introduction of financial rating being mandatory on the capital market. It enjoys a very good reputation in the capital markets and the investment community at the national, regional and international level. Stanislas ZEZE is also a member of the Association of American Public Administrators and member of Pi Sigma Alpha (honorary society of political science). He was awarded a corporate governance award at the leadership forum organized in 2014 in Abidjan. In April 2016 he made the cover of Forbes Afrique magazine; and in December 2018, he received the award for the best financier of the year, by Financial Afrik, the leader in financial information in Africa. He was decorated Officer of the National Order by the Grand Chancellery of Cote d’Ivoire in August 2019.