Dr. Modibo Camara
President & Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Camara has over 20 years of experience in international consulting, project management, and financial sector policy advising. Before founding A2F, he worked with The World Bank Group, IPC GmbH, and CGAP. Dr. Camara has a PhD in Financial Economics and an MBA from Johann Wolfgang University and speaks English, French, German, Mandinka, Spanish, Portuguese, and intermediate Russian.
Ms. Elisabeth Ron-Camara
Vice President & Chief Operations Officer
Ms. Ron-Camara has over 20 years of experience in marketing, product-management, and business administration in both the private and public sectors.Before co-founding A2F she worked in several European markets, including the tourism and trade sectors. Ms. Ron-Camara holds an MA in Romance languages and Agricultural Economics, with a focus in international development, from Justus-Liebig University and speaks English, French, German, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Mr. Jose Santos
Mr. Santos has over 20 years of experience in planning and delivering world-class technology solutions in corporate environments and building well organized, high performance teams. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt holder and has global experience in organizational transformation and business process reengineering. Recently, Mr. Santos has been the driving force behind A2F’s in-house technology system, and has helped tailor design it to several clients’ specific needs. Mr. Santos has a BA in Computer Science Engineering and speaks English, Italian, Portuguese, and conversational Spanish and French.
Mr. Guido Bozzo
Mr. Bozzo has over 20 years of experience in management and organizational consulting. He has used his Lean Six Sigma and Quality Leader experience to implement Lean Management to improve performance, optimize capital and resource deployment, and implement new products and services. Mr. Bozzo has played a key part in designing A2F’s in-house IT system, and has been integral in several ongoing survey and technology solution projects. Mr. Bozzo has a degree in Information Science and a degree in Business Administration from Turin University and speaks English and Italian.
Mr. Alex Proano
Mr. Proano has over 20 years of experience in MSME banking, credit product development, bank staff straining, and lending technologies implementation. His experience includes working with successful financial institutions specializing in MSME finance in Ecuador, Argentina, Bolivia, and the United States. Mr. Proano’s experience has made him a key player in A2F’s economic surveys and advisory services, and has allowed for the completion of several high profile projects. Mr. Proano has a BS in Finance and speaks English and Spanish.
Dr. Rebati Mendali
Dr. Mendali is a Development Economist specializing in research, evaluations, economic analysis, policy analysis, market assessment, and advisory support. She has worked on projects for development organizations, including The World Bank, IFC, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and more. Currently, Dr. Mendali is the acting lead on our evaluations teams. Dr. Mendali holds a PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics and an MA in Economics and speaks English, Hindi, and Odia.
Ms. Bahati Kessy
Ms. Kessy has 20 years of experience in customer service and project management. Her experience includes coordinating civil engineering projects, working on them from the pre-design phase all the way through to construction and project acceptance. She has worked on commercial development and government projects in the Washington, DC area. Ms. Kessy has a BA in Civil Engineering and speaks English, Swahili, and basic French.