About us


WASTB is the regional body representing and supporting software testing professionals in West Africa.

WASTB is non-profit association and a branch of the ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board).

Members of WASTB already have extensive experience in various areas of IT and business and are specialists in the field of software development and quality assurance.


  1. 1
    Promote a Software Testing in West Africa region

    WASTB acts to generate public awareness of the business and risk mitigation benefits that professional software testing practice offers.

  2. 2
    Provide framework to help software testers

    We help testers to progress their career and to be more efficient and effective in their work, through the certification of competencies.

  3. 3
    Provide a consistent trusted accreditation system

    In conjunction with the ISTQB®, WASTB is responsible for providing a consistent trusted accreditation system for the education and training of professional testers

Executive Board


Jean-Luc Cossi


Mamadou Diallo


Sidi Guisset


Nasser Melyas

Board Member

Sofiane Nekere