Senior Vice President, Global Solutions, Grameen Foundation
Camilla Nestor is responsible for Grameen Foundation’s cross-cutting initiatives around financial services, agriculture and health. She has 18 years of experience working in the banking sector and international development in the US and abroad, with deep expertise in designing and launching financial products, building new business models to reach the poor, and social impact investing.
Prior to Grameen Foundation, she worked at Citigroup in the structured corporate finance department executing debt financings for emerging markets firms, including telecommunications companies, financial institutions, leasing companies, and others. She spent five years on the ground in Southeast Asia, the Balkans, and Africa working with microfinance institutions and rural banks on start-up, new product development, and raising capital.
Camilla holds an MBA and a master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Colorado College. She is an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International & Public Affairs and serves on the boards of Grameen Capital India and The SEEP Network.