Fri is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was the Local Coordinator for FinScope and MAP Cameroon where she oversaw the activities of the financial scoping consumer survey in Cameroon on behalf of UNCDF and FinMark Trust. She is a development practitioner and has deep expertise in financial inclusion haven spent more than 20 years working on the African continent. She has vast experience in financial inclusion for the most vulnerable groups in society. Prior to her work with FinScope and MAP Cameroon, she served as Advisor with the UNCDF Microlead project in Cameroon with MIFED where she helped establish the computerization of networks of CVECA as well as the piloting of branchless banking at some microfinance institutions. Fri holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the United States International University-Africa in Nairobi, Kenya and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Lagos in Nigeria.
COO, the Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation