idep, December 7, 2012 by Professor Marco Trombetta
...Because we are involved with “Financieros sin Fronteras” (FsF - Financiers without Borders, www.fsf-ngo.org/en) an NGO founded in 2010 by a group of people linked to IE Business School in Madrid.
FsF offers free consultancy services to MFIs in order to help them gain better access to the financial market and guarantee a stable source of financing for their operations. The consultants are students of the Finance Masters at IE Business School who have chosen to do this voluntary work as the final project of their Master program. Back in Madrid they will present their analyses and conclusions to the examination committee as part of their final exam to obtain their degree.
During the past two years, 49 students have travelled to Ghana to work with six MFIs...
Marco Trombetta is Professor of Accounting and Management Control and Vice-dean of Research at IE Business School in Madrid (Spain). He holds an M.Phil. and a D.Phil. in Economics from the University of Oxford (UK). Marco has also an extensive experience as a consultant and in in-company trainer. Among others he has worked for Whirlpool Europe, Accenture, Pricewaterhouscoopers, CEIM.
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