Stefan Hirche
Director of the InsuResilience Investment Fund, KfW

Stefan W. Hirche is Director of the InsuResilience Investment Fund and Principal Project Manager at KfW. Mr. Hirche has been working at KfW Development Bank since 2002, being previously responsible for financial sector development in the Caucasus and sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, he works mainly on regional and global developmental investment funds for micro, small and medium enterprise finance as well as climate insurance. On a secondment from 2010-2013 he worked at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Berlin on Post-2015 sustainable development finance strategy and innovative financing instruments, including blending. Previous steps in his professional career were with the International Finance Corporation, the NORD/LB and in private equity. Mr. Hirche holds an MBA and an MA in International Economic Policy of American University in Washington, DC, as well as a BA in Business Administration of Leibniz Academy in Hannover. He is also a certified bank officer (Bankkaufmann).