Head of Hub and Country Director
Benoit Thierry is the Director of Hub and IFAD representative in Senegal.
Before joining IFAD in 2004, Thierry had an extensive background working for a variety of NGOs focused on rural communities across Africa and Asia. Some of his experience includes Rural Development Advisor for UNDP Cambodia monitoring the CARERE reconstruction programme and Portfolio Manager with UNOPS office in Kenya supervising IFAD projects in the Eastern and Southern Africa region.
Thierry graduated as a Rural Development Advisor from IUT Nancy (France) and an Engineer in Tropical Agricultural Economy from ISTOM (France) and completed a Doctoral Program in Human Geography from Sorbonne University, France.