"Evolution or Revolution? Restructuring Finance for a New Global Economy" with Bertrand Badré of The World Bank on Nov. 12, 2015

Title: Evolution or Revolution?: Restructuring Finance for a New Global Economy

Event date: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., Thursday, November 12, 2015

The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the Foreign Policy Institute invite the press to join a conversation with Bertrand Badré, Managing Director and World Bank Group CFO. The conversation will be moderated by Dr. John Lipsky, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute.


Bertrand Badré, was appointed in 2013 as the Managing Director for Finance and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer (MDCFO). Prior to joining the World Bank, Mr. Badré was the Group Chief Financial Officer at Société Générale. He also served as the Group Chief Financial Officer of Crédit Agricole from July 2007 to July 2011. Between 2004 and 2007, Mr. Badré was Managing Director of Lazard in Paris responsible for the Financial Services Group. In 2003, he was invited to join President Chirac’s diplomatic team and was closely involved in the preparation of the G8 Summit in Evian.

Mr. Badré is a graduate of ENA (Ecole Nationale d'Administration) and Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Pari. He also studied history at Paris IV University (La Sorbonne) and graduated from HEC (Hautes Études Commerciales in Paris) business school.

Register online:

The event is open to the public and to media, with registration. Members of the working press may complete the online registration form for access to cover the event.


Johns Hopkins SAIS
Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building
1740 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

Media contacts:

Nate Thompson
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Phone: (202) 587-3521
Mobile: (202) 360-3039

Angela Walker
World Bank Group
Office: (202) 473-0626
Mobile: (202) 446-8840


Wednesday, November 4, 2015