Daniel is a Financial Sector Specialist. Daniel’s research focuses on the intersection of financial inclusion and essential services. He has worked with financial services providers in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and South Asia, helping them to create more impactful and sustainable financial products. He has collaborated particularly closely with numerous firms in the off-grid energy space, helping them to optimize their credit risk management and digital collections. Daniel has authored numerous publications highlighting the opportunities and challenges in scaling financial services for development.
In addition to BFA Global, Daniel works extensively with both CGAP and UNCDF, and has worked in the past as a research analyst for Petrides & Co., an energy investment bank. He also served for two years as an environmental volunteer for Peace Corps Tanzania. Daniel has a Masters in International Affairs from The New School and an undergraduate degree from New York University. He resides in New York City and is fluent in Swahili and proficient in Spanish.