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Lukas Wellen

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

  • Agricultural and rural development
  • Governance
  • Mobile money,¬†alternative delivery channels, payment systems
  • Financial inclusion

CAREER-DEFINING EXPERIENCES

Setting up the first 100% mobile payment MFI in Kenya with its own technical hub in the Netherlands.

Being part of board member team to (re)structure governance in Kenya, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia and (now) in Denmark.

Being a member of the set-up team of a new straightforward Client Voices approach in India.

Working as manager for ProCredit Bank in the Balkans and Eastern Europe.

CURRENT LOCATION:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Croatia, Denmark, Ethiopia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, India, Netherlands, Kenya, Kosovo, Lao, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Ukraine, USA, Vietnam

LANGUAGES:

English, French, German, Russian, Polish, Afrikaans, Dutch

EDUCATION:

M.A. General Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY:

Take your time to understand what is going on, focus on clients and teams and simplify operations as much as possible. This approach much improves the chances that operations are actually enhanced in a client-oriented way.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name: Lukas Wellen
Title: Senior Consultant, Inclusive Finance
Email: lwellen@encludesolutions.com