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MFTransparency welcomes new team member

Published on March 13, 2013

We are pleased to announce the appointment of our newest team member – Ranya Abdel-Baki. Ranya joins MFTransparency in the capacity of “Program Manager, Strategy, Finance, and Communications”.  She will be responsible for managing and coordinating activities related to organization strategy; finance and administration; communications and external relations; and the development of educational materials.

Ranya Abdel-BakiRanya brings us over 12 years of experience in finance and economic and social development.  Prior to joining MFTransparency, Ranya worked at Sanabel – The Microfinance Network of Arab Countries – for 6 years.  During her tenure at Sanabel, Ranya assumed several roles beginning from Transparency and Research Manager to Deputy Executive Director and finally Executive Director of the network for 3 years.  Ranya has also worked as a Credit Analyst and Supervisor for 5 years at National Société Générale Bank and as an Urban Economist & Development Specialist at EcoConServ-Environmental Solutions.

In addition she has undertaken a number of consultancy assignments assessing the social impact and financial sustainability of development projects in Egypt.  Her experience in microfinance includes the co-writing of the Arab Microfinance Analysis and Benchmarking Report for four consecutive years, training on financial analysis for microfinance, and lecturing on microfinance in the American University in Cairo.  Ranya is currently a Board member with the SEEP Network.  She holds a MSc. in Urban Economic Development from University College London.

Ranya can be contacted at [email protected]. We are delighted to welcome Ranya to the team and look forward to working with her to promote pricing transparency in microfinance.


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