Guillaume Barberousse

Head of the Banking and Financial Markets Division


Guillaume Barberousse is head of the Banking and Financial Markets Division at Proparco. After beginning his career at BNP Paribas, he joined Proparco’s Risk and Portfolio Division in 2007, prior to being appointed Deputy director of the Corporate Division, where he was responsible for agribusiness. He managed the Istanbul office from 2013 to June 2016. Guillaume Barberousse is an agronomist and holds a Masters in Finance from the ESCP Business School.

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Proparco is a subsidiary of the AFD Group focused on private sector development. It has been promoting sustainable economic, social and environmental development for over 45 years.

Proparco provides funding and support to both businesses and financial institutions in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle-East. Its action focuses on the key development sectors: infrastructure, mainly for renewable energies, agribusiness, financial institutions, health and education. Its operations aim to strengthen the contribution of private players to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the international community in 2015.

To this end, Proparco finances companies whose activity contributes to creating jobs and decent incomes, providing essential goods and services and combating climate change.