UNSGSA -UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development

Eric Duflos Becomes Head of UNSGSA Office

Eric Duflos has become the new director of UNSGSA office, heading the team that supports Queen Maxima’s work as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate.

Eric has 20 years of experience advancing financial inclusion, including thirteen years with CGAP. He has moved to New York from Singapore where he was CGAP regional representative for East Asia and the Pacific. Before joining CGAP, Eric worked for seven years in Lao for UNCDF, the Bank of Lao PDR, and the World Bank.

A French national, Eric has taught policy issues and financial inclusion at Sciences-Po, Paris, and has regularly authored articles and other publications on financial inclusion. He holds a master’s degree in management from EM Lyon, and a master’s in economics and international relations from Johns Hopkins University in the U.S.