Founder & CEO
As an American expat living in Senegal for 12 years, Founder & CEO Danielle Ciribassi (Seck) can relate on a personal level to the struggles faced by others coming here for the first time - because she navigated them herself.
While working as a business consultant in Dakar, Danielle witnessed the struggles companies and their employees face coming here to do business. Since she was a Relocation Coach for Fortune 500 companies in the United States, Danielle founded Niofar Executive Relocation in 2018, one of the first official DSPs (Destination Service Providers) in West Africa, in 2018.
Danielle offers the following experience:
12+ years background in African business
Experience in talent mobility and international logistics
Intimate knowledge of international and local context
Trilingual in French, English, and Wolof
Danielle brings a level of professionalism to a difficult and unpredictable market, as well as a local perspective through a network of vetted local partners. She is uniquely qualified to provide the solution the industry calls for. She has established core processes that ensure a seamless transition for any Multinational company, NGO, Embassy, or Global Relocation Partner.
Khaled Sidi Salem
Country Representative, Mauritania
As a Mauritanian born in Egypt while his father was serving as Ambassador, Khaled knows what it's like to be an expat in another country. He turned to his homeland after 25 years abroad, and experienced reverse culture shock re-adapting to life in Mauritania.
After 20 years back home, Khaled now offers a rich professional career in international logistics, banking and finance, as well as welcoming international clients. He speaks Arabic, English, and French fluently, which makes him the perfect Niofar Country Representative. He is currently working to ensure the successful establishment of the first formal Relocation Company (DSP) in Mauritania, with Niofar. Khaled has already worked with agents contracted with BP and Orion Group, completed a cost of living surveys for Relocation Africa, and continues to set his sights high.
Khaled brings a level of professionalism and trustworthiness to one of the most challenging local markets in the world, as well as a local perspective through a network of vetted local partners. He is uniquely qualified to provide the solution your company calls for.