Laurence Breton-Moyet has been appointed on August 2018 Deputy Executive Director in charge of Strategy Partnerships & Communication of French Development Agency (AFD). She is also member of the Management Board of Proparco.
Laurence Breton-Moyet has gathered more than 20-year experience in international development, with a particular expertise in the area of sustainable development and climate at strategic, managerial and operational levels including work in over 40 countries spanning 5 continents.
She began her development career at the World Bank as a long term consultant in public private partnership, prior to being a project manager for international investments at the French Energy Utility, EDF. After a short experience in medias, she joined the French Development Agency in 2004 where she worked as project manager and then deputy director of the Infrastructure and Environment division. In 2010 she was appointed Director of the AFD regional agency in Maurice and in 2014 Head of the Sustainable Development Department, spanning natural resources management, agriculture and rural development and infrastructures. In June 2015, Laurence joined AFD executive committee as Executive Director in charge of Operations of AFD covering 81 countries, 1400 staff and a yearly commitment of 10 bn€. In July 2018 Laurence Breton-Moyet was appointed as executive director in charge of strategy, partnership and communication.
Laurence Breton-Moyet holds a degree in Engineering from l’Ecole des Ponts Paris-Tech and a Master’s Degree in Communication and new Technologies from ESCP/Europe Business School.