Meet the team at the CYFI Secretariat! Our youthful team represents wide diversity in countries and backgrounds with a common passion for financial inclusion, economic citizenship, and creating brighter futures for children and youth.

Our Founder


The founder of several innovative and award-winning NGOs, Jeroo Billimoria encapsulates what it means to be a social entrepreneur. She is a Skoll awardee, and an Ashoka and Schwab Fellow.

Jeroo is a globally respected speaker and advocate of economic empowerment for children, and her social and humanitarian work has reached the lives of millions of children around the world.







Our Team

Wessel van KampenManaging Director
Anne Reynaud Network Advisory Manager - Africa
Bram van Eijk Director of Operations and Communications
Doran OirbonsNetwork Advisory Manager – MENA & LAC
Frances HagueCommunications Program Manager
Foteini KatzilakiBusiness Developer and Fundraising Manager
Jared PennerDirector of Thought Leadership and Consultancy
Claire SterngoldYe! Community Coordinator
Karina AvakyanSenior Network Advisory Manager - Europe & Central Asia; Sub-Saharan Africa
Kimberly DeRose Network Advisory Manager
Liina LiblikSenior Communications GMW Program Manager
Linas CepinskasThought Leadership Manager
Lubna ShabanDirector of Youth Entrepreneurship
Mano DeleaOffice Manager
Rene CuarteroAdvisory Manager
Stella PastuszkaHR & Operations Manager



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