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Tricia Cuna Weaver

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

  • Mobile money,¬†alternative delivery channels,¬†payment systems
  • Small business banking/SME/MSME lending
  • Credit scoring
  • Business strategy and planning

CAREER-DEFINING EXPERIENCES

Worked as a core member of the team that refined and rolled-out Enclude’s approach to institutional assessments for SME banking, supporting financial institutions globally to better serve this segment.

Contributed to the development of the strategy, business plan, and licensing application for a start-up payment services provider in Ethiopia to expand access to finance to underserved populations across the country.

Lived and worked in rural China for one year, relying on common sense, grit, and EQ to maneuver through unfamiliar territories.

CURRENT LOCATION:

Washington, DC, USA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:

Philippines, China, Romania

LANGUAGES:

Spanish, Tagalog (Filipino)

EDUCATION:

M.A., International Economics and International Relations, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

B.S., Foreign Service, Georgetown University

PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY:

In our work, we strengthen the ability of financial intermediaries to identify productive small businesses and provide them with the resources to grow. In doing so, we enhance the competitiveness not only of our clients, but also of the businesses that they serve. My motivation for the work that we do stems from the fact that these efforts are critical to the economic growth process; greater competition yields greater innovation, which is the key to sustainable economic growth.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name: Tricia Cuna Weaver
Title: Consultant, Inclusive Finance
Email: pweaver@encludesolutions.com