Director, JOBS Tunisia
John joined the board of Oikocredit US based on his long-held belief in the unique structure and mission of Oikocredit International. He has been a board member of Oikocredit US since 2015. John brings to the board three decades of experience in implementing microenterprise in more than 40 countries. John has promoted access to finance through loans, grants, training, and technical assistance for donors and nonprofit organizations in Africa, Latin America and Asia. He has lived and worked in Niger, Tunisia, Rwanda and Swaziland. He has extensive writing and speaking experience and is author of numerous articles on microfinance, as well as a book on the Rwandan genocide. John speaks French and Spanish and Zarma. He has an MA from Johns Hopkins SAIS and a BA from American University.