Éric J.-F. Francoz

Project financing
Agence française de développement (AFD)


Éric J.-F. Francoz graduated from the École normale supérieure, holds the highlevel agrégation teaching qualification in biochemistry and has a PhD in molecular biology. He began his career in project financing at Société Générale and went on to set up and manage teams for specialized financing at Groupe Caisse d’Epargne, then CDC Ixis. He joined Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in 2005 when the Asia region office was opened in Bangkok. His work has focused on renewable energies and energy efficiency financing in both China and Southeast Asia.

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Agence française de développement (AFD)

Agence française de développement (AFD) helps implement France’s development and international solidarity policy. It finances, supports and accelerates the transition to a fairer and more sustainable world through its public sector and NGO financing activities, research and publications (Editions AFD), sustainable development training (AFD Campus) and awareness-raising activities in France. Its teams are involved in more than 3,250 projects for the common good – focusing on climate, biodiversity, peace, gender equality, education and health – on the ground in French overseas departments, in 115 countries and in territories in crisis.