Moderated by Dr. John Lipsky, Senior Fellow, SAIS Foreign Policy Institute
Bertrand Badré, was appointed in 2013 as the Managing Director for Finance and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer (MDCFO). Prior to joining the World Bank, Mr. Badré was the Group Chief Financial Officer at Société Générale.
He also served as the Group Chief Financial Officer of Crédit Agricole from July 2007 to July 2011. Between 2004 and 2007, Mr. Badré was Managing Director of Lazard in Paris responsible for the Financial Services Group. In 2003, he was invited to join President Chirac’s diplomatic team and was closely involved in the preparation of the G8 summit in Evian. Mr. Badré is a graduate of ENA (Ecole Nationale d'Administration) and Institud'Etudes Politiques de Paris. He also studied history at Paris IV University (La Sorbonne), and graduated from HEC (Hautes Études Commerciales in Paris) business school.