Director, Finance for Impact


Marie Sudreau is an international consultant in the field of finance for development. Her areas of expertise include sovereign debt, international trade and investment and financial governance. She has over 10 years of experience and has worked with many countries with international organizations and NGOs. She has extensive experience in fieldwork, data collection, empirical analysis, desk research and strategic analysis. She also has experience with project management.

Between 2010 and 2016, Marie worked for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). She contributed to the launch of the UN Principles on Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing as well as other initiatives with a view to enhancing international regulation in the field of sovereign debt and financing for development. Prior to the UN, she worked at the Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD) and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on matters related to international trade. She also worked as a consultant for UNDP, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations and various NGOs focused on trade governance.

Marie graduated from Sciences-Po in 2008 with a Master of Public Affairs and from Warwick University in 2003 with an LLM in International Economic Law. She also holds a BA Hon from Sussex University (UK) and from the College of Law (UK). She was teaching assistant at Sciences po Paris – Trade and Development course – from 2009 to 2012. She speaks French, Italian, English and Spanish fluently.