56. Heike Harmgart

Company: EBRD
Title: Managing Director—Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Region
Nationality: German
Sector: Banking and Financial Services

Harmgart has been working for EBRD since 2006. She assumed her current position in 2020. EBRD is helping to rebuild earthquake-affected areas in Morocco by allocating up to $265 million from 2023 to 2025. Through its Youth in Business program, EBRD also allocated nearly $110 million to six Moroccan financial institutions for lending to youth-led MSMEs. Since 2012, the EBRD has invested more than $2.1 billion in 70 projects in Jordan, $4.6 billion in 96 projects in Morocco, and more than $12 billion in 169 projects in Egypt. Harmgart also serves as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the New Agenda for Fragility and Resilience