Agence Française de Développement
Director - Dakar Agency
Alexandre Pointier is currently Director of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in Dakar, a position to which he was appointed by AFD's Chief Executive Officer in September 2019. Previously he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Proparco (2018-2019). He has worked in the credit markets in London, successively for BNP Paribas (2001-2005), Deutsche Bank (2005-2008) and Barclays Capital (2008-2010). In his last position, he was Global Head of Structured Credit Markets. He then decided to join the civil service and, after a stint at the French Permanent Representation to the European Union and another at the Prefecture of Ile-de-France, he joined the General Inspectorate of Finance at the Ministry of Economy and Finance at the end of 2014. Alexandre is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne, the Institut de Science Financière et d'Assurances, the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and the Ecole Nationale d'Administration.