Pierre Forestier is the Director of the Sustainability and Corporate Governance Department of Proparco. He is in charge of Proparco’s activities related to Environmental-Social and Governance due diligences, to Impact assessment and also to technical assistance and blending instruments. He has been primarily the head of the Climate Change Division of the Agence Française de Développement in charge of driving and managing the AFD’s strategy and activities in the fight against climate change. He also participates in the international negotiations on climate change. Previously senior officer in charge of European financial instruments at the Directorate General of the French Treasury, he held the position of deputy member of the European Council Development Bank’s board and served as desk officer at the European Investment Bank. Beforehand he followed a diversified career within AFD’s group and within various private finance and services companies. Pierre Forestier is engineer graduate from the Institut National Agronomique Paristech (Paris National Institute of Agronomy), he holds a Master of Business Administration from school of international management of the École nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.