In-depth experience in financial development, financial institution's digital strategy, access to finance and financial inclusion in developing countries, applying best practices to perform financial services with social responsibility and financial sustainability. Experience in developing/adapting strategic initiatives, innovation management, digital transformation, training delivery, risk management and tools for microfinance, SMEs rural and agricultural financing, as well as technical assistance on SME climate finance investment projects.
Relevant working experience on a combination of operational, management and consulting work in the financial sector, especially working with Financial Services Providers in emerging markets, developing countries as well as conflict-affected and fragile economies;
Skills on capacity building, business development and financial solutions design, as well as customer segmentation and value propositions with experience in design, development and rollout products taking products to market successfully.
Multicultural and international experience working and living in Latin America, East Europe, Central Asia and Sub-Saharan African countries.
Regional experience in Latin America (16 years), I have assumed senior management positions in Peruvian Saving Banks and a Rural Saving Bank. As well as advisory services in several Financial Institutions in Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Dominican Republic and Honduras;
Regional experience in Africa (9 years), supporting a number of MFI's like ABC Bank Mozambique, contributing to build successfully the SME Finance Unit; SOCREMO Mozambique, providing technical assistance to implement MSME financial services; UNTU Microfinance in Zimbabwe, UNCDF in Rwanda, Microfinance Capacity Center in Uganda, Buffalo Commercial Bank in South Sudan/Kenya, FAO in Zimbabwe, FINCA and YETU Microfinance Banks in Tanzania.