Bertrand Badré is CEO and Founder of Blue like an Orange Capital. Previously, Bertrand was Managing Director of the World Bank and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this, Bertrand was group chief financial officer at Société Générale and Crédit Agricole, and served as a member of President Jacques Chirac’s diplomatic team as his deputy personal representative for Africa. He spent seven years at Lazard, latterly in Paris as managing director where he co-led the restructuring of Eurotunnel. He started his career in Paris as an inspector, then deputy head, of the auditing service of the French Ministry of Finance. Bertrand currently serves on the board of Canadian Fintech Wealth Simple and the advisory board of the International Water Bank and he is a non-executive director at Getlink (Groupe Eurotunnel). He is the co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on International Governance, Public-Private Cooperation and Sustainable Development. Bertrand recently wrote a book “Can Finance Save the World?” forwarded by Emmanuel Macron. Published articles include “From Billions to Trillons: MDBs contributions to financing for development”, the first joint report from the IMF, EIB, Regional Multilateral Development Banks and the World Bank Group. Bertrand is a graduate of ENA, SciencesPo, and HEC. He is a regular speaker and teacher at these and other institutions including Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Princeton and Oxford.