Since December 2014, Irene has been the Operations Director for FSDT Tanzania. Irene is a well seasoned Telecoms expert with over 10 years of experience across leading MNO’s in Tanzania (Vodacom and Airtel). She also has extensive experience in banking from when she worked for Barclays Banks.
Irene’s primary responsibilities are to ensure her team delivers well-rounded solutions to spearhead financial access, and usage to disadvantaged/poor people in Tanzania that will fuel socio economic development. Key thematic areas at FSDT include agricultural and rural financing, digital financing and SME financing.
Irene holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Maastrich School of Management and ESAMI (Executive MBA Program). Her area of expertise include Transformation of Business unites as well as project management and general leadership.