Chief Executive Officer Agence Française de Développement During his career, Remy Rioux took on high responsibilities serving economic policy in France on one hand and development in Africa on the other hand. He worked in institutions such as the Court of Auditors, the French Treasury Department or also in the International Financial Affairs and Development in which he participated notably in tackling the Ivorian crisis. Expert in international financial institutions and particularly in development banks, Remy Rioux is familiar with the Agence Française de Développement (AFD). He worked at AFD as an administrator from 2010 to 2012, after serving on the board of PROPARCO, AFD’s subsidiary dedicated to the private sector, from 2004 to 2007. In 2014, he was appointed by Laurent Fabius Deputy Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development. His expertise in French institutions, his passion for development and climate issues and his indepth knowledge of Africa are some of the great assets that led him naturally to become chief executive of the AFD in 2016.