Unlocking solutions for tomorrow starts by empowering people to better manage their lives today.
As a financial inclusion professional, Michael has
supported the set-up of a national microfinance fund
in the Democratic Republic of Congo, initiated social performance management in institutions in Jordan and Palestine, improved risk management in institutions in Tajikistan and Morocco, assisted in institutional transformation in Ghana and Kenya, disseminated best practices through worldwide online training programmes.
At FS Impact Finance he invests in financially sustainable and socially responsible microfinance institutions in MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Michael holds Masters’ degrees from the American University of Paris and the Institut Catholique de Paris, in international relations and polemology. He has received professional certifications in micro and SME finance, banking and credit analysis, ESG and impact investment.
He is a voracious reader and, when not spending time with his daughter, involved in furthering Robert Schuman’s European project in France and Germany.
Thank you, SMART Campaign
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