With close to 20 years of experience in project and development finance, Cheikhrouhou has extensive knowledge of international investment flows. She is widely recognized as a visionary leader on global climate finance. Educated in Tunisia and Canada, she started her career in the financial services industry as an investment banker with Citibank for seven years, lastly responsible for market risk management in North Africa. She has spent ten years working in multilateral development banks, first in the Latin America and Caribbean region of the World Bank, and then for the African Development Bank, initially with the responsibility for growing the Bank’s infrastructure project finance activities across Africa.
The purpose of the Green Climate Fund is to make a significant and ambitious contribution to the global efforts towards attaining the goals set by the international community to combat climate change.