Jonathan Lange

Senior consultant


Jonathan Lange was the AfDB’s Africa SME Programme Coordinator, until May 2019. This program aims to increase access to finance for micro, small, and medium-sized businesses across Africa. Before joining the AfDB, Jonathan spent several years in Tunisia, where he worked as director of an American development NGO and as a professor of accounting and finance. Jonathan holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Public Accountant.

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) has 80 member countries – 54 African and 26 non-African countries. The AfDB is the leading development finance institution in Africa. By providing policy advice and technical assistance, it promotes investment on the continent to encourage sustainable economic development and social progress.