Stéphanie Lanfranchi

(Français) responsable de la division Entreprises


Stéphanie Lanfranchi joined Proparco as Head of its Corporate Division in 2007. With a postgraduate degree in international and development economics, she has specific experience in implementing transaction mandates in emerging markets. She gained this expertise during eight years working with CCF Group, HSBC in London and more recently at Linkstone Capital where her role was focused exclusively on Africa.

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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.