ACGF's governance structure combines the operational expertise of its Board of Directors with supervision by the Board of Trustees comprised of members from the leading international development institutions in Germany and the Ministry of Finance of Afghanistan.

Photographer: Antje Heyn

ACGF is operated by its Board of Directors — comprised of Bernd Leidner, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Dirk Josef Thiesen, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors — who combined possess more than 50 years of expertise in the international financial sector.

The Board of Directors is supervised by the Board of Trustees of ACGF, which is comprised of nominees from DEG, BMZ, and MoF. The Board of Trustees participates in ACGF’s strategic decision making.

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