An expert in structured and development finance, Christiane Laibach leads the international financing activities at KfW Group since June 2021. Prior to that she held several management positions at KfW DEG and KfW IPEX, including Chief Executive Officer at KfW DEG and Chief Risk and Financial Officer at KfW IPEX. She has extensive experience in development finance and structured and corporate finance. Throughout her career she has played a key role in creating finance instruments to address climate change and SDGs. With a background in economics, Ms Laibach has been holding leadership positions at KfW Group for 25 years.