Leadership

Kevin Fryatt, Director

director@rimintiative.org

Kevin brings a wealth of experience and knowledge within the microfinance industry particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa having worked the past 10 years on the continent as well as 20+ countries globally. In addition to serving as the RIM Director, Kevin also serves as Subject Matter Expert – Risk Management in Accion’s Africa Board Fellowship Program. Prior to RIM, Kevin was the Director of Advisory Services at MFX Solutions, one of RIM’s Founding Members, leading their risk management advisory services focused on financial risk management and Asset/Liability Management.  Prior to MFX, he served as Microfinance Technical Advisor for World Relief overseeing the World Relief Microfinance Network globally. He structured and led technical assistance engagements focused on governance, technology, risk management, and capacity development while also sitting on the Board of Directors of post-conflict MFIs in Burundi, DRC, Liberia, and Kosovo. Kevin has previously served with the SEEP Financial Services Working Group (FSWG) on the development of the Microfinance Reporting Standards. He is currently a Board Member and Finance Committee Chairperson for Turame Community Finance in Burundi. Kevin has an MA in International Development (with concentration in Microfinance) from Eastern University and a BBA (with concentration in Accounting and focus in Economics) from the University of the Fraser Valley in Canada. Kevin also has specialized Asset/Liability Management training from the IFF in London and is a Certified Expert in Risk Management from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Germany. Kevin is currently based in Washington, DC.