The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation is administered by a Board composed of 12 members, elected for a three-year period. Chaired by Jean-Marie Sander, its members include five representatives of Crédit Agricole Group (in addition to the President, Christian Talgorn, Raphaël Appert, Paul de Leusse and Bernard Lepot), three representatives of Grameen Trust (Professeur Yunus, Professeur Latifee and Mohammad Shahjahan) and four qualified representatives (H.R.H Maria Teresa Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Soukeyna Ndiaye Bâ, Beatriz Armendariz and Jean-Michel Severino).
Moreover, the Board of Directors has two specialised committees:
- Project Committee: chaired by Raphaël Appert, its role is to make decisions on financing proposals for microfinance institutions and social businesses companies.
- Ethics, Compliance and Audit Committee: chaired by Christian Talgorn, this committee is responsible for ensuring compliance by the Foundation, its directors, employees and agents with the Code of Ethics of the Foundation, recommending the Foundation’s backing for any ethics charter, code of conduct or statement of principles proposed either by public organisations or by microfinance organisations, and ensuring the accuracy of the accounts and the conformity of the operations.