Webinar: Trends in Financial Inclusion: Regional Perspectives From a Global Investor

This Financial Inclusion Week webinar will explore trends, developments, challenges, evolution and relevance of financial inclusion in different parts of the world.

Triodos Investment Management will host a webinar with top experts from Latin America, East and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, Africa & Middle East. During the webinar Dirk Elsen, Director Emerging Markets at Triodos Investment Management, together with regional experts will explore trends, developments, challenges, evolution and relevance of financial inclusion in different parts of the world.


Dirk Elson – Director Emerging Markets at Triodos IM. He oversees the management of a range of investment activities focused on the further development of inclusive financial services. He joined Triodos IM in 2012 and prior to that, he served as Chief Executive of SNV, an international development organisation implementing advisory, advocacy and knowledge brokering work in 36 countries across four continents. Dirk Elsen also worked at Shell, the World Bank and ABN AMRO. He currently serves on several boards.

Regional experts:

Alejandro Solis, CFA – Regional Manager for Latin America at Triodos IM. Before joining Triodos IM, Alejandro worked for two years as an Investment Officer for Symbiotics Group, a Swiss investment company that offers debt financing to financial institutions worldwide. Prior to that, he worked as associate for Barclays Bank’s Investment Banking Group in London, U.K and at Banco de Credito del Peru in Lima, Peru. Alejandro holds an MBA degree from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Fadoua Boudiba – Senior Investment Officer at Triodos IM, Africa and MENA region. She has more than 12 years of experience in the inclusive finance sector and development finance. She is part of Enda Tamweel board, one of the leading MFIs in the MENA Region. Prior to joining Triodos, Fadoua worked at Incofin Investment Management in Belgium, IFC on Technical Assistance based in Cairo, Citibank and Euroclear.

Mirjam Janssen – Regional Manager of Asia at Triodos IM. Mirjam leads the development of the Asia investment strategy, manages a team of investment officers, and is a voting member in the Regional and Global Investment Committees. She is a shareholder representative at Tenger Finance Group (XacBank) in Mongolia. Prior to joining Triodos IM, Mirjam worked in a wide range of positions at ABN Amro Bank.

Rosanna Sarkeyeva – Regional Manager of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia at Triodos IM. Rosanna is a Board Member at JSC Kompanion (Kyrgyzstan) and shareholder representative at MFO KMF (Kazakhstan), where at both Triodos holds equity stakes. She holds MA in Banking and PhD in Economics, both from the University of Reading (UK).

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