Elias Habbar-Baylac

Gender Equality Associate

Elias Habbar-Baylac is a gender finance and inclusive innovation professional. At CDC, he focuses on building impact through gender-smart investments and business solutions in our financial services, infrastructure and climate portfolio.

Previously, Elias worked for the EBRD, where he worked to foster economic inclusion through policy reforms, and infrastructure and ICT investments. Prior to that, he worked with UNDP’s policy and partnerships teams and was a Research Fellow with Germany’s Max Planck Society.