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John Guzowski

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

  • Agricultural value chain finance
  • Governance
  • Product development and roll-out
  • Small business banking/SME/MSME lending
  • Training

CAREER-DEFINING EXPERIENCES

Designed and implemented a value chain financing mechanism for the honey value chain in Ethiopia.

Designed and implemented a comprehensive risk management system for large MFIs in Kosovo, Cambodia, Angola, and Malawi.

Project manager for 3 years to support the strengthening of the Polish credit union system and national association apex.

Designed a guarantee fund to leverage bank loans to MFIs for MSE lending in Ethiopia, and also created and implemented a MSE individual lending product and appraisal tool for MFIs and banks in Ethiopia based on business viability assessment.

CURRENT LOCATION:

Warsaw, Poland

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:

Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, Poland, Kosovo, Rwanda, Burundi

LANGUAGES:

English, French, Polish, Spanish

EDUCATION:

MBA, Saint Bonaventure University
BSBA, University of San Francisco

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name: John Guzowski
Title: Regional Representative; Senior Consultant, Inclusive Finance
Email: jguzowski@encludesolutions.com