Frannie Léautier

Director at CFAO

A graduate of the MIT (USA), Dr. Frannie Léautier began her career in 1992 at the World Bank (Washington) where she worked for 15 years. She held various positions, including Chief of Staff to the President and Vice President. She then headed the African Capacity Building Foundation (Zimbabwe). After a term as Senior Vice President at the African Development Bank, she joined the Trade and Development Bank Group in Nairobi (Kenya) in 2018 as Chief Operating Officer and then Executive Director of Asset Management.

Since 2020, Dr. Frannie Léautier has been a Senior Partner at the SouthBridge Group and CEO of SouthBridge Investments. She currently serves on several boards, is a founder of two companies and a member of several international organizations.

Dr. Frannie Léautier became a member of the CFAO Board of Directors in 2022.


  • Director

    Current role