A Hybrid Event dedicated to the entire global Infrastructure value chain

Rémy RIOUX

CEO, AGENCE FRANÇAISE DE DÉVELOPPEMENT (AFD)

An expert in economics and international financial institutions, Rémy Rioux has held high-level positions in a career devoted to development and Africa. After serving as chief of staff of the French Economy and Finance Minister, Pierre Moscovici, he was appointed Deputy General Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Development by Laurent Fabius, and coordinated the “finance” agenda for the French presidency of COP21.

Rémy Rioux has headed the French Development Agency (AFD) since 2016 and was reappointed by Président Macron in 2019. In 2017, he also became Chairman of the International Development Finance Club (IDFC) – the leading group of 26 national and regional development banks and a large provider of development and climate finance globally. Rémy Rioux is organizing the Finance in Common Summit set to take place in Paris on November 12, 2020, which will gather, for the first time, all public development banks with other stakeholders willing to prepare for the post-covid 19 era.
Rémy Rioux is the author of Reconciliations, an essay in which he calls for a reinvented development policy designed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.

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