Catherine Collin
Regional Representative
European Investment Bank


Mrs COLLIN Catherine is the Head of EIB Regional Representation for East Africa, covering EIB’s lending activities in the infrastructure and financial sectors in the region, which are carried out under the Cotonou Partnership Agreement between the EU and the ACP countries. Experience: Some 30 years’ experience in the financial sector, acquired in commercial banks both in Europe and South Africa. Joined the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg in 1995, covering development finance and institutional activities mainly, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. In depth knowledge of the EU institutional set up, EU external policies and instruments (including blending). Education: Masters in Business Engineering1986 – HEC – Ulg, Liège (Belgium) and Advanced European Studies Auditor (CHEE)2014 – ENA - Paris