Head of Investments
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Caterina Giordano is Head of Investments at Alterfin. She manages the global microfinance and sustainable agriculture portfolio at Alterfin, and the Investment team. Caterina joined Alterfin in 2013 at first as Africa and then Asia Regional Manager, to become in 2017 Head of Investments. She started her career in microfinance with K-Rep Bank (Kenya) conducting an extensive survey to understand the Bank’s outreach and assess its mission drift risk. She spent 6 years in Kenya first managing an agri-financing project under an Italian NGO and then as Africa Regional Manager for Microfinanza Rating. In 2010, she finally joined the social investment sector. Prior to Alterfin, she worked for an Equity Investor and participated to the set-up of a microfinance institution in Zambia. She holds a master’s degree in Economics of Public Administration and International Administration at Bocconi University.
Master’s in the economics of public administration and international institutions from the Bocconi University in Milan.
Caterina speaks fluent Italian, French, English and Spanish and basic Kiswahili.
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