Cyrille Arnould

Senior Operation Officer


Cyrille Arnould became Head of The Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund within the European Investment Bank (EIB) in 2009. Previously, he was a Senior Investment Officer in the Africa Caribbean and Pacific department, where he oversaw the development of private equity and microfinance portfolios.

Prior to joining the EIB, in November 2003, he was a Senior Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) SME department, which he joined after four years with IFC’s Financial Markets Group, Sub-Saharan Africa department. He was previously a Senior Investment Officer for the corporation, based in Russia.

Before this, he worked in Russia for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, firstly as Investment Manager for Smolensk Regional Venture Fund and then as Principal Banker in Moscow.

He holds a Diploma from the Political Science Institute and a Master’s in Law from the University of Strasbourg, France, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA.