Manager, Microfinance CEO Working Group
Anne Hastings spent 17 years in the leadership of Fonkoze – Haiti’s largest microfinance institution. She is a Founder and Director of Fonkoze Financial Services, S.A. created in July 2004. In 2008, she was honored at the United Nations because of her commitment to the elimination of extreme poverty. She was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Business Leadership by Duquesne University and was named a Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010 by the Schwab Foundation.
Currently, Anne serves on the Boards of Directors of MiCRO, an innovative microinsurance facility targeting the poor, the Social Performance Task Force and Fonkoze Financial Services. She also has served as a member/practitioner representative of multiple Global Steering Committees related to microfinance, including the SMART Campaign, and TrueLift (formerly the Seal of Excellence). Anne holds a Ph.D. from the University of Virgina.