The Microinsurance Network's Board of Directors provides strategic guidance and oversight to the organisation to ensure it meets its goals in an effective and impactful manner. The Board is elected by the Network's members for a two-year term. The General Assembly met in November 2016 and approved our Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 period:
|Doubell Chamberlain (Cenfri), Chair of the Board (2017-2018); Board member (2015-2018).|
Doubell has extensive global experience in microinsurance as the founder and Managing Director of Cenfri. His work has lead him to a deeper understanding of the demand for and supply of microinsurance products within a broader financial sector context, and the impact that policy, regulation and supervision has on market development. His vision for the sector is building an inclusive insurance industry that aligns the incentives of multiple stakeholders to offer value and play an important role in supporting poverty alleviation and economic development.
Andrea Keenan (AM Best), Vice-Chair of the Board (2015-2018).
Lorenzo Chan (Pioneer Life Incorporated), Board member (2017-2018).
Alejandra Diaz Agudelo (Fasecolda), Board member (2015-2018).
Denis Garand (Denis Garand & Associates), Board member and Treasurer of the Microinsurance Network (2015-2018).
Kate McKee (CGAP), Board member (2017-2018).
Francesco Rispoli (IFAD), Board member (2015-2018).
Mandla Shezi (Hollard), Board member and Secretary of the Microinsurance Network (2015-2018).
Mathilda Ström (BIMA), Board member (2017-2018).
Previous Board members
The Microinsurance Network would like to extend a sincere thank you to all previous members of the Board who, through their expertise and insights, have helped the Network grow into the strong and diverse membership-based organisation it is today. In particular we would like to thank:
Chaig Churchill, Board member (2009 - 2014); Founding member of the Microinsurance Network and previous Chair of the Board; Chief of the Social Finance Programme at the International Labour Organization.
|Brigitte Klein, Board member (2009-2014); Head of Sector Project Financial System Development at GIZ on behalf of BMZ.|
|Alexia Latortue, Board Member (2009-2013); Previous Deputy-CEO at the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP); Managing Director at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).|
|Richard Leftley, Board Member (2015-2016); Founder and CEO at MicroEnsure.|
|Brandon Mathews, Board member (2012-2013); Previously Head of Emerging Consumer at Zurich Insurance Company; CEO at Stonestep AG.|
|Michael J. McCord, Board member (2013-2016). Held positions as Treasurer, Vice-Chair and Chair of the Board; President at the MicroInsurance Centre.|
|Bert Opdebeeck, Board member (August-December 2013); Previously Microinsurance Programme Coordinator at the Belgian Raiffeisen Foundation (BRS); Founder at Microinsurance Master.|
|Sabbir Patel, Board member (2009-2011); Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer at ICMIF.|
|Sabrina Regent, Board member (2009-2011); Director of Microinsurance Programmes at Planet Guarantee.|
|Dirk Reinhard, Board member (2009 - 2013); Vice-Chairman at Munich Re Foundation.|
|Maria Victoria Sáenz, Board member (2009 - 2013); Lead Operations Specialist at Multilateral Investment Fund, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB).|
Thierry van Bastelaer, Board member (2014-2016); Vice President and Senior Fellow at Abt Associates.