Céline Gilquin is Head of the Water and Sanitation Division for the French Development Agency (AFD) since 2016. Previously, she was in charge of the project portfolios in the water and sanitation sector in various sub-Saharan African countries, South Asia and the French overseas departments. Her area of expertise focuses on the issue of financing the water and sanitation sector. Before joining AFD in 2005, Céline worked for five years in an investment bank. With an engineering background in agronomy, she is an IGREF graduate (rural engineering, water, forestry) and holds a Master’s degree in finance.