Micheline Ntiru focuses on impact investment, financial inclusion and SME development in Africa and thrives best when she can bring her global experience to bear on Africa’s transformation. She is currently with Stanford University’s Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, Seed, in east Africa, focusing on scaling businesses and developing leaders. In addition, she advises on impact investment for the Global Steering Group (GSG) on Impact Investment and strategy and deal structuring of growth-stage companies for private equity companies. She is also a Director of the board of Oxford Policy and Management (OPM), a social enterprise focusing on development policy in Oxford, UK.
Micheline has 20 years of global experience in investment transaction advisory, mobile innovation and socio-economic development with leaders such as the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Nokia and Care International in Africa, Asia Pacific, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Micheline has an MBA from the University of Cambridge, a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Public from Tufts University, (USA), and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Mount Holyoke College (USA). She is fluent in French, kiSwahili, Portuguese and Spanish and is working on improving her Luganda and Kinyarwanda.