Hélène Djoufelkit

Hélène Djoufelkit

Director, Economic Diagnostics and Public Policy Department, AFD

Hélène Djoufelkit is Director of the Economic Diagnostics and Public Policy Department at AFD. She is in charge of matters related to social cohesion and human development, as well as governance and the commons. Dr Djoufelkit’s first joined AFD in 2004 at the Research Department, analysing the macroeconomic situation of partner countries and the effect of innovative financing instruments, such as countercyclical loans. In 2008, she was appointed senior advisor on Africa to the Executive Director for France at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. She returned to AFD in 2012 to join the management team in Egypt. She was subsequently appointed head of the Strategic Management and Accountability Division in 2016. Dr Djoufelkit trained as a development macroeconomist and holds a Ph.D. in Development Economics from the Center for Studies and Research on International Development (CERDI).

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