EIB Groups Shiva Dustdar to give microfinance keynote speech

EIB Group's Shiva Dustdar to give microfinance keynote speech

 June 22, 2022

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DIrector Shiva Dustdar is  Head of the European Investment Bank Institute and will present a keynote speech at the Microfinance Centre Annual Conference - Microfinance Investing Through Uncertainty

The conference provides a dynamic platform for initiating and forging relationships among participants and their institutions - and is attended by more than 500 delegates from more than 40 countries around the world. Participants include microfinance practitioners, policy makers, experts, investors, IT providers, donors, social finance enthusiasts, and more.

In-depth industry experience 

EIB Group Shiva Dustdar

Shiva is Dean and Head of the EIB Institute in Luxembourg, She has almost three decades of experience in the financial industry working for large private and public institutions in New York, London and Luxembourg.

Since joining the EIB Group in 2003, Shiva has worked in risk management, lending, investing and advising in innovative companies. Shiva has also head the Innovation Finance Advisory (IFA) Division of the EIB, which she built and scaled up into a successful innovation financing advisory programme covering green, digital, gender-smart and health-related sectors.

An inspiring thought leader 

Shiva started her career in 1993 at J.P. Morgan Investment Banking in New York working in M&A, Project Finance and Emerging Markets before joining Fitch Rating Agency in 1999 to set up its European High Yield rating business. She holds a BA (Magna cum Laude) in Economics from Columbia University and an Executive MBA from London Business School (LBS).

Shiva is a regular speaker on innovation and impact financing, gender smart investing, digital and green financing and actively engaged in networks that promote sustainable and mission-oriented financing.

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