FORA.tv Speaker - Rodger Voorhies
Rodger Voorhies is director of the Financial Services for the Poor initiative, and leads the foundation’s effort to make high-quality financial services widely accessible to poor people throughout the developing world. Before joining the foundation, Voorhies lived for nearly 20 years in emerging markets. He worked extensively in Africa and Eastern Europe to establish and grow successful and sustainable microfinance organizations with client-driven cultures that delivered innovative financial services to poor households and communities. He served most recently as CEO of Opportunity Bank of Serbia where he managed the bank through a successful turnaround. He also founded Opportunity Bank of Malawi, the first commercial microfinance bank in Malawi, and grew it to become one of the largest providers of financial services in the country using alternative delivery channels, including biometric smart cards, and mobile banking.
06.02.14 | 00:21:39 min
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