Pierre Guislain is Vice-President, Private Sector, Infrastructure & Industrialisation, AfDB Group.
Pierre Guislain, a Belgian national, joined the AfDB Group in December 2016 as VP, Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialisation. At the Bank, his responsibilities include the financial sector, trade, urban development and information and communication technologies.
Before joining the Bank, Mr Guislain held the position of Senior Director in charge of Transport & Information and Communication Technology at the World Bank. He also served as Director of the Joint World Bank-IFC-MIGA Business Climate Department and as Co-Director at IFC for Fragile & Conflict Affected countries.
Mr Guislain is author and editor of publications on private sector development, foreign direct investment, ICT, infrastructure reform & privatisation. He holds a master's degree in Economics and Public Policy from Princeton University (USA) as well as a Graduate Degree in Law from the Université catholique de Louvain.