André Laude

Head of investments of the “Global Financial Markets” Department


As Head of investments of the “Global Financial Markets” Department at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), André Laude is in charge of the specific support provided to the microfinance sector. Prior to holding this position, he worked for IFC in the financial sector in Southern Europe and the Middle East, after over fifteen years’ experience of financial markets in Wall Street, London, Mexico and Casablanca.

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IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. We utilize and leverage our products and services to provide development solutions customized to meet clients’ needs. We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and political challenges. In FY16, IFC has committed USD1Billion in investments in FCS1 globally, including USD250Million in Africa.