A’kos Szebeni

Akos is a Senior Rural Finance Specialist at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations where he provides technical assistance to FAO Member States, field programmes, and partner development finance institutions to design and implement initiatives related to inclusive rural finance, investment and risk management. In the past, he has held various managerial, advisory and analytical roles at global financial institutions – such as Citigroup – as well as boutique investment firms where he was responsible for financial and credit analysis; mergers and acquisitions advisory; capital raising and private equity transactions for emerging MSMEs globally. Mr. Szebeni holds a Master’s Degree in Development Economics from the University of Rome and is a candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.