Associate, Research & Analysis
Dedicated to learning about effective global impact through research and evaluation (for now!). Previously worked at Imprint Capital, an impact investment firm, evaluating emerging markets funds and conducting issue- and geography-specific market scans. Have led international development projects in Central America, West and Sub-Saharan Africa, and launched a web-based nonprofit straight out of Berkeley undergrad that was designed to connect international volunteers with quality opportunities abroad.
Senior Vice President, Citi Microfinance
Eugene Amusin is Senior Vice President at Citi Microfinance and works on to structuring banking solutions that enable social enterprises, non-profits, microfinance institutions, multinational companies and investors that enable low-income communities to benefit from essential products and services. Before joining Citi Microfinance, Eugene had a range of product management, product development, and technology responsibilities at Citi.
Pieter Oostlander was educated as a Registered Accountant (CPA) and worked for eight years in the audit profession with PwC and Deloitte, and for 15 years in operational financial with ASM, Peek Traffic and Rigda Group. In 2004 he joined Noaber Foundation as Managing Director, responsible for grantmaking and social investments. In 2010 he started shærpa, the impact advisory organisation of Noaber, assisting wealthy families and endowed foundations to achieve the maximum impact through their charitable investments. Oostlander is a Trustee of the EVPA.
Marjolaine Chaintreau is currently Vice President in Citi Microfinance team with a special focus on financial inclusion in Latin America and Africa. Working across Citi’s businesses, product groups and geographies, Citi Microfinance serves 150 microfinance institutions, investors and corporations as clients and partners in 50 countries, with products and services spanning the financial spectrum – from financing, access to capital markets and hedging foreign exchange risk, to supply chain finance and payments platforms - to expand access to financial services for the underserved. Marjolaine held positions as a risk analyst and relationship manager for Citi Corporate and Investment Bank in the UK and in Spain. Prior to joining Citi, Marjolaine graduated with a Master of Corporate Finance and Strategy from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and worked for a microfinance institution in South India in their finance and marketing departments.
Global Director, Women's Economic Empowerment
The Coca-Cola Company
Charlotte Oades leads the development and implementation of The Coca-Cola Company's global strategy in women's economic empowerment. Her responsibilities include the company's 5by20 initiative to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs by 2020. Charlotte's leadership in driving an integrated business focus on sustainabiltiy during her tenure as President of Coca-Cola Great Britain led to her leading the company's sustainability strategy across the European business. Charlotte is a fellow of the Marketing Society, the Institute of Grocery Distribution and the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts; a member of the Marketing Group of Great Britian and Women in Advertising and Communications in London. She was listed among Fast Company's League of Extraordinary Women in July 2012 and Newsweek's 150 Women Who Shake the World in March 2011. Charlotte is a founder member of the Women's Leadership Council of The Coca-Cola Company.
Co-Founder and President
Premal first began dreaming of "internet microfinance" while working at PayPal, the online payments company. In late 2004, Premal took a 3 month leave from PayPal to develop and test the internet microfinance concept in India. When he returned to Silicon Valley, he met other like-minded dreamers and quit his job at PayPal to help bring the Kiva concept to life and eventually to scale. Kiva today raises over $1 million each week for the working poor in +60 countries and was named a Top 50 Website by TIME Magazine. For his work as a social entrepreneur, Premal was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and selected to FORTUNE magazine's "Top 40 under 40" list. Premal began his career as a management consultant and graduated from Stanford University.
Frm Chief Innovation Officer & Sr Counselor to Administrator of USAID where she had responsibility for inspiring & leading breakthrough innovations in foreign assistance & development worldwide. Co-led USAID Forward, Agency's major reform initiative & created ground-breaking public-private partnerships in supply chain sourcing, mobile money, gender equity, entrepreneurship & new models for sourcing & scaling development interventions. She served on the White House Innovation Cohort. Before coming to USAID, she authored President Obama's Biofuels Strategy served as Chief of Staff in U.S. Senate addressing the 2008 financial crisis, oil price explosion & renewal of clean energy tax credits. O’Neill has started four companies in the fields of electricity efficiency, customer info systems & billing, e-commerce & digital education. Named Greater Seattle Business Person of the Year in 1989. MBAs from Columbia & UC Berkeley. PhD from Univ of Wash. Teaches at Stanford, Columbia & UC Berkeley.