Senior Microfinance Advisor, CARE International UK
Maude Massu currently works as a Senior Microfinance Advisor for CARE International UK. She is in charge of the monitoring and evaluation of various microfinance projects within CARE, as well as supporting the development of an advocacy strategy for the financial inclusion of the poor. Previously she worked for the French microfinance NGO International Centre for Development and Research (CIDR), where she was in charge of East and West African portfolios, supervising microfinance programs that innovate new community-based-microfinance approaches with existing local microfinance institutions (MFIs). Early in her career, Massu was based in Peru, working for a local microfinance NGO to improve financial inclusion of the poorest in the Andean region, and in Madagascar for Handicap International to initiate the creation of a microfinance program targeting disabled persons in collaboration with a local MFI.