AFI Management Unit

Executive Team


Alfred Hannig
Executive Director


Chee Soo Yuen
Chief Operations Officer 


Norbert Mumba
Deputy Executive Director


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Office of the Executive Director 

Paula Ricaurte Manager, Office of the Executive Director
Catherine Mary Savarimuthu  Executive Secretary to the Executive Director 
Aban Haq Project Lead, DFS Champions

Communications, Media Relations & Events

Monika Lajhner Head, Communications, Media Relations & Event Management
Hitesh Vasnani  Brand & Communications Manager 
Majidah Hashim  Communications Manager, Gender Inclusive Finance & Inclusive Green Finance 
Hrvoje Magic Digital Communications Manager
Maya Taylor Web Content Writer
Prem Anan  Senior Events Manager
Zuzana Blahutova Events Manager
Emelia Sequerah Events Coordinator
Katherine Devaraj Events Manager

Strategy and Financial Inclusion Policy

Kennedy Komba Director, Strategy & Financial Inclusion Policy
David Lee Senior Manager, Risk Management
Ritesh Harish Thakkar Senior Manager, EECA & Asia Region
Katia Mehanneche Regional Manager, Arab Region
Ana Jovanovic Manager, Member Engagement & Grants 

Policy Analysis 

Robin Newnham Head, Policy Analysis
Mariam Jemila Zahari Policy Analyst
Diana Schvarztein Policy Manager

Gender Inclusive Finance

Helen Walbey Head, Gender Inclusive Finance
Beryl Tan Senior Program Officer, Gender Inclusive Finance

Monitoring and Evaluation

Charles Marwa Head, Monitoring and Evaluation
Thomas Wong Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst
Nurshafenath Shaharuddin Monitoring & Evaluation Analyst

Donor Relations & Global Partnerships

Ilya Sverdlov Head, Europe & Global Partnerships
Ooi Ji Lien Senior Officer, Donor Relations & Global Partnerships
Arif Nasibov Policy Manager, Donor Relations & Global Partnerships
Hanako Nishigori Manager, Donor Relations & Global Partnerships

Office of the Deputy Executive Director

Meor Muhammad Naqib Executive Assistant, Deputy Executive Director
Chareen Loh Manager, Board Secretariat

Policy Programs and Regional Initiatives

Eliki Boletawa Head, Policy Programs & Regional Initiatives
Luis Trevino Senior Policy Manager, Financial Inclusion Data
Ghiyazuddin Mohammad Senior Policy Manager, Digital Financial Services
Sulita Levaux Senior Policy Analyst, Policy Programs & Regional Initiatives
Nik Kamarun Senior Policy Manager, SME Finance
Dieter De Smet Policy Manager, Financial Inclusion Strategy
Adeyemi Omotoso Policy Specialist, FinTech
Adadzewa Otoo Policy Specialist, e-Money
Ashton Abel Davidson Analyst, In-Country Implementation 
Jaheed Parvez  Technical Specialist 
Taty Azman Policy Analyst

Inclusive Green Finance

Johanna Nyman Head, Inclusive Green Finance
Laura Ramos Policy Manager, Inclusive Green Finance
Jeanette Moling Policy Specialist, Inclusive Green Finance

Latin America & Caribbean

Zaira Badilo Head, Regional Office, Latin America and Caribbean 

Capacity Building

Madhurantika Moulick Head, Capacity Building
Hamizi Hamzah Learning & Development Specialist

Africa Regional Office

James Ivan Ssettimba Head, Africa Regional Office 
Efoé Koudadjey Deputy Head, Africa Regional Office 
Marie Julie N’Guessan Yobouet Bilingual Administrator, Africa Regional Office 

Office of the Chief Operations Officer

Shirley Ng Executive Assistant, Chief Operations Officer

Human Resources & Workplace

Joyce Poon Head, Human Resources & Workplace
Teresa Soh Manager, Human Resources
Vicneswary Muruegan Receptionist & Office Administrator

Finance & Accounting

Teh Yan Lee Head of Finance
Fadlina Mokhtar Manager, Finance & Accounting
Sharon Yee Manager, Finance
Veronica Presley Accounting Officer
Ahmad Fadzry Accounting Officer
Lai Sook Mei  Officer, Grant & Project 

Procurement & Contracts

Ivy Soo  Manager, Procurement & Contracts
Nick Tham Senior Officer, Procurement
Marini Dato Mohd Khalid Travel & Sponsorship Administrator