From 1986 to 2004, Philippe Guichandut worked for various French development NGOs (France Volontaire, Inter-Aide, Enfants et Développement – Save the Children France, CCFD-Terre Solidaire), including six years in Rwanda, India and the Philippines.
He has been in charge of setting up and monitoring development and microfinance projects. He became the first Executive Director of the European Microfinance Network when it was created in 2004 before joining the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation in November 2010. He has been teaching development project management and microfinance for more than 20 years in France and abroad.
Philippe Guichandut holds a Master’s degree in Urban Social Development from the University of Evry and an MBA from the European University of San Francisco.