Managed a three year programme supporting 8 MFIs to build their capacity to offer financial services to small producers involved in agriculture, producer organisations and agricultural SMEs.
Carried out market research in the fields of agricultural value chain finance and clean energy finance in different countries for a range of clients.
Successfully coordinated the Business Development Services Matching Grant Fund project in Ghana and designed the Matching Grant Scheme for Business-to-Business Linkages in Malawi.
Worked for two years as a consultant for government organisations and companies that were improving their corporate social responsibility practices and implementing social and environmental management systems.
Master of Science in International Business
Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development
Bachelor of Science in International Business, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
In my work I aim to support organisations and project teams to develop processes and tools that strengthen them so they can effectively offer sustainable and innovative financial and business development services to entrepreneurs and households.
Celine van Soest
Title: Consultant Lead, Inclusive Finance