Henri Dommel joined UNCDF as the Director of the Inclusive Finance Practice Area in 2007. He is responsible for leading the Unit’s strategy in promoting financial inclusion and the development of inclusive digital economies.
Prior to joining UNCDF as Director, Mr. Dommel spent 6 years (2001-2007) at Rural Finance, IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development) as its Senior Technical Advisor. Prior to IFAD, M. Dommel had worked as Programme Manager at UNCDF from 1993 to 2001. Before entering the UN system altogether, Henri Dommel worked at Banque Paribas in New Delhi as well as in Paris at the bank’s department for Africa and the Middle East.
Mr. Dommel holds a masters degree in International Affairs from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and a degree from the «Institut d’Études Politiques» of Paris, France (also referred to as « Sciences Po »).