Dr. Frannie Leautier

Partner, CEO of SouthBridge Investment

Prior to joining SouthBridge Frannie held senior leadership roles in prestigious international organizations.
She was Chief of Staff to the President and Vice President at the World Bank Group and Senior Vice President at the AfDB. She held various roles at The Trade and Development Bank (TDB) Group, including Vice Chair of the Board, Special Advisor to the President before becoming TDB’s first Chief Operating Officer.
She also led the Asset Management business of TDB, including the recent launch of a unique product for trade finance in Africa. Frannie has extensive governance experience holding advisory and governance roles on several boards, including the UN Foundation, Orca Explorations, AZA Finance, and ARC (African Risk Capacity) Ltd.