Hubert de Milly is an agricultural engineer and holds a PhD in institutional economics. At AFD since 2013, he has been following the international aid agenda, in particular the issue of the SDGs, within the Strategy Directorate. He also participates actively in the OECD-DAC reform of ODA measurement.
Beforehand, after twenty years on the field in Africa and in India, working for the French ministries for Cooperation and Foreign Affairs, he was Deputy Director for Development Strategies at the French MoFA from 2004 to 2007. Then at the OECD-DCD for 5 years, he was team leader on aid effectiveness issues, Secretary of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, and organizer of the Accra (2008) and Busan (2011) Forums.