Samuel Mathole is the Head of Southern Africa for Ayani. For the last 17 years Sam has been working in the financial inclusion sector of international development, mostly in Sub-Saharan Africa. His consulting assignment have included technical institutional support in credit, operations and finance. Sam’s other assignments include training, institutional evaluations, process mapping, institutional strategy or business development, among others. Sam has also been involved in two start-ups, a development investment fund and a financial institution.
Sam has also worked in the banking field for over fifteen years. During that time he was employed in various departments of a bank such as credit, operations, and finance and accounting. Sam is a certified trainer in CGAP Financial Analysis, Delinquency Management and Interest Rate Setting, and also in Business Planning with Microfin. Sam is also a certified Trainer for ILO’s “Making Microfinance Work, Managing for Improved Performance”.