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Our Governance

ADFI’s governance structure consists of the AfDB’s President and Board of Directors, a Governing Council comprised of both AfDB senior management and ADFI partners, a management and technical committee drawn from the AfDB, and the ADFI Coordinator.

The ADFI Governing Council is responsible for determining the general policy and strategic direction of ADFI as well as approving the coordination unit's work program.

A coordination unit managed and housed within the AfDB and led by a coordinator is responsible for the implementation of ADFI's strategy, working in collaboration with relevant departments within the AfDB, ADFI partners as well as external DFS partners with similar objectives.

ADFI Governing Council Members

Principal Members

Stefan Nalletamby

Director, Financial Sector Development Department
African Development Bank

Greta Bull

CEO
Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)

Georges Heinen

Ministry of Finance Representative & Alternate Governor to the AfDB
Government of Luxembourg

Marine Lagarde

Task Team Leader - Financial Systems
Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Dilwonberish Aberra

Program Officer - Financial Services for the Poor
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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