Jean-François Habeau, is the Executive Director of the Global Fund for Cities Development (FMDV), an International Alliance providing financing solutions to local governments.
With his 15 years of experience working with Central & Local Governments from all over the world, he has extensive expertise in local finance and local investment, including on project preparation, PPPs, Climate Finance and Smart technologies’ impacts and has a strong experience in working with Public entities and Financial & Technical partners. Before joining FMDV, he has worked within Local Government: at the City of Antananarivo for 4 years, running the Institute of Training and Studies of Antananarivo and was advisor of the mayor of the City of Antananarivo (currently the President of Republic) on urban projects and international affairs.
FMDV is the leading organisation providing financing solutions to Local Governments. Its operational activities consist in organizing appropriate environments and instruments on a regional, national or local scale for local finance and investments. It also facilitates the connection between Local Governments and financial and technical partners to ensure an integrated and sustainable development of their urban development. It also promotes and encourages innovative and inspiring solutions by organising workshops, International Conferences, trainings, publications and study tours.