As Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer, Bertrand Badré is responsible for the financial and risk management strategies of the World Bank Group and for the institutions that make up the Group. This includes development of new, innovative financial products and services, oversight of the financial reporting, risk management, and mobilization of financial resources in alignment with the Group’s strategy. In addition, Mr. Badré oversees the Information and Technology Solutions Vice Presidency. Mr. Badré currently leads the Group’s activities on Finance for Development and the Global Infrastructure Facility.
Mr. Badré contributes to the international dialogue on financial standards and best practices, primarily through his representation of the Group at the Financial Stability Board and participation in meetings of the G7 and Heads of Multilateral Development Banks. In addition, he is chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Action Council on Sustainable Development. Mr. Badré represented the Group as G20 finance deputy in 2013-14.
Mr. Badré joined the World Bank Group in March 2013. Previously, he served as the Group Chief Financial Officer at Société Générale, and before that, he served as the Group Chief Financial Officer of Crédit Agricole from July 2007 to July 2011.
Mr. Badré is a graduate of ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Administration) and Institut d’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.