Our team

We are a global team of economists, entrepreneurs, researchers, product managers, designers, data scientists, coders, business strategists, policy and regulatory experts and marketing and communications specialists, with deep local expertise. We are passionate about building a more inclusive and sustainable planet, so that all can realize their full potential.

We are also curious and creative minds, recovering entrepreneurs, experienced travelers, data enthusiasts and early tech adopters. We are a global company – with remote staff based around the world – drawn together by our mission. Meet the team.

Leading Experts

Team Members

Kayode Adeyinka

Kayode Adeyinka

Country Manager, Ghana, Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator

Sebastian Barerra

Sebastian Barerra

Senior Design Specialist

Maxime Bayen

Maxime Bayen

Senior Venture Builder, Catalyst Fund

Abby Butkus

Abby Butkus

Program Manager, Catalyst Fund

Gabriella Foster

Gabriella Foster

Operations Assistant

Aaron Fu

Aaron Fu

Head of Growth, Catalyst Fund

Anne Gachoka

Anne Gachoka

Qualitative Researcher

Mercy Gichangi

Mercy Gichangi

Portfolio Manager

Maria Gomez

Maria Gomez

Regional Administrator, South America

Jorge Hernandez

Jorge Hernandez

Financial Modeling Specialist

Juan Jaramillo

Juan Jaramillo

Data Scientist

Akansha Kasera

Akansha Kasera

Consultant at BFA Global and Marketing & Communications Manager at Catalyst Fund

Bethany Kanten

Bethany Kanten

Venture Builder

Nancy Kiarie

Nancy Kiarie

Digital Financial Services Specialist

Shivani Kotecha

Shivani Kotecha

Program Administrator, Catalyst Fund

Javier Linares

Javier Linares

Head of Portfolio Engagement, Catalyst Fund

Lydia Maison

Lydia Maison

Senior Consultant; Product Manager

Benjamin Mazzotta

Benjamin Mazzotta

Senior Social Science Researcher

Shirley Mburu

Shirley Mburu

Senior Project Implementation Specialist

Carmen Merab

Carmen Merab

Communications Associate

Dominic Mwangi

Dominic Mwangi

Staff Accountant

Nosa Omusi

Nosa Omusi

Country Manager, Nigeria, Catalyst Fund

Jennifer Paiz

Jennifer Paiz

Senior Accountant

Sana Raazi

Sana Raazi

Director & HR Manager

Kevin Rejko

Kevin Rejko

Full-Stack Technologist

Martha Romero

Martha Romero

Global Controller

Kiran Singh

Kiran Singh

Project Management Unit Coordinator

Thea Sokolowski

Thea Sokolowski

Head of Marketing & Communications

Rebecca Soulliere

Rebecca Soulliere

Head of Human Resources & Operations

Stephanie Squires

Stephanie Squires

Portfolio Manager

Clement Sukura

Clement Sukura

Regional Administrator, Africa

Rasima Swarup

Rasima Swarup

India Country Manager

Veethi Vyas

Veethi Vyas

Social Science Researcher

Joyce Waihiga

Joyce Waihiga

Communications & Influence Manager

Consulting Associates

BFA Global Consulting Associates are subject matter experts who broaden the scope of knowledge, tools and perspectives we provide to our clients. We continue to work with select independent consultants and offer them a meaningful and collaborative professional environment.

Careers at BFA Global

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