Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of – or poorly served by – the financial sector. For more than 50 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through its work with more than 90 partners in 40 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
Accion Global Investments:
Accion seeks an experienced investment professional to serve as Principal Director to join the Global Investments leadership team to help lead our investing activities and the exploration of new investment vehicles to continue to bring much needed capital to growing financial service providers focused on bottom of the pyramid clients. The Principal Director will have a proven track record of making and exiting investments, ideally in financial institutions in emerging markets, and will help Accion expand its existing portfolio of best-in-class companies that enhance financial inclusion, The Principal Director will be responsible for generating deal flow, building relationships with peer investors, structuring investments, serving on boards, fundraising for portfolio companies and creating exit opportunities.
As a leader on the team, the Principal Director will also work closely with Global Advisory Solutions and Accion’s regional teams to identify and manage investments, with the mandate to help MFIs, banks, agents and other traditional delivery models integrate technology and innovation to enhance their efficiency, reach and scope. Our vision is to provide capital, governance and advisory services to build inclusive banks of the future.