Hamidou Diogo Dramé is a recipient of the 2019 -2020 MD Anderson Research Fellowship in Transnational Law from the Institute for Transnational Law at The University of Texas School of Law. He is also Fulbright Foreign Student Program grantee from Guinea. Admitted to France (Lyon) and Guinea Bars, his practice focuses primarily on structuring and financing energy and mining projects in Francophone Africa. Before joining the Pan-African law firm Guilex Avocats based in Conakry, Hamidou worked at the African Development Bank (ALSF), SD Avocats ALN in Guinea, Bile-Aka-Brizoua-Bi law firm in Ivory Coast and the Paris offices of Bird & Bird, and Watson Farley & Williams. As a fellow, his research is related to the governance of natural resources in West Africa in connection with sustainable development goals.