April 1, 2009: Dr. Mayaki took up his assignment in the NEPAD Secretariat as CEO, in Midrand, South Africa.
January 31, 2009: The appointment of Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki was announced by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H. E. Dr. Jean Ping during the 20th Summit of the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Implementation Committee (HSGIC), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The appointment was formally endorsed by the NEPAD Implementation Committee and subsequently by the 12th AU Assembly on February 2, 2009.
2004: He was appointed as the Executive Director of the Platform in support of Rural Development in West and Central Africa, the Rural Hub, based in Dakar, Senegal, from where he was recruited as NEPAD Chief Executive Officer. He was appointed following a selection process that took several months to complete, under the auspices of the African Union Commission.
2000 - 2004: Dr. Mayaki was a guest Professor at the University of Paris XI, where he lectured on international relations and organizations; he also led research at the Research Center on Europe and the Contemporary World within that university.
November 1997 - January 2000: he was appointed Prime Minister of Niger.
August 2000: he set up the Analysis Center for Public Policy.
1996 - 1997: He was successively appointed Minister in charge of the African Integration and Cooperation and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Niger.
1970’- 1980’: He worked as a Professor of Public Administration in Niger and Venezuela.