Anne Gaboury

Anne Gaboury brings with her over 20 years of experience in the development of inclusive and blended finance. In particular, she was head of Développement international Desjardins (DID) from 2002 to 2018. This organization promotes the development of inclusive financial systems by using three major strategies: capacity development, debt or equity investment, and the implementation and management of operations of financial institutions specializing in the financing of entrepreneurs. DID's mandates, carried out in partnership with a wide variety of financial institutions, ministries and investors, are currently being deployed in more than 30 countries.  Ms. Gaboury has served on the Advisory Council of Findev Canada, on the Board of Directors of the Institut Québécois des Hautes Études Internationales de l’Université Laval, and chairs the Strategic Steering Committee of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF). She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Council for Africa (CCAfrica) and has chaired the Development Committee of the International Federation of Cooperatives and Mutual Insurance companies (ICMIF).  Her training in psychology (M.Ps.), business management (MBA) and governance (C.Dir.) enriches her professional experience with a multidisciplinary vision.