Mr. Stefan Nalletamby is the Director for the Financial Sector Development Department at the African Development Bank (AfDB) since its creation in September 2014. He oversees Three Divisions spanning Financial Inclusion and Intermediation, Capital Markets Development, and Trade Finance.
From 2009 to 2014 he was the Coordinator of the Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Partnership, a unique platform for African governments, the private sector, and development partners to coordinate financial sector development interventions across the continent. Prior to his position at MFW4A, he spent 10 years in the Finance complex of the AfDB. The final year he was Advisor to the Vice President, Finance and designed and launched the African Financial Market Initiative (AFMI) to further develop local currency bond markets on the continent. The 9 preceding years he spent in the Treasury department of the AfDB, in positions spanning from Bond Portfolio manager to Group Treasurer.
Before joining the AfDB, he spent 12 years in the international capital markets as a Bond Trader and Head of Bond Trading and Sales with BNP Paribas in Paris, Tokyo and Madrid.