Microfinance Specialist, Donors and Investors, Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, Paris, France
GMF Foto Antonique Koning
Antonique Koning is a member of the Donors and Investors Team at the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP). Established in 1995 and housed at the World Bank, CGAP comprises a global network of members – including development agencies, private foundations, and national governments – working to improve the lives of poor people through better access to finance. Koning focuses on issues related to responsible finance and is a member of the Social Performance Task Force Steering Committee. She also leads CGAP's Africa team.
Koning holds a Master’s degree in international trade management and policy from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom and a Master's degree in applied economics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. Before joining CGAP, she worked with the World Savings Banks Institute and set up a microfinance institution in El Salvador.