CEO, FINCA Haiti
Marie-Marcelle Saint-Gilles GERARD, Executive Director of FINCA Haiti S.A., has extensive experience working in the Haitian financial sector (Commercial Bank, Microfinance Institution, Cooperative). Before joining FINCA in 2012, she held several management positions. Her main areas of expertise are team management, organizational strengthening , risk management and loan management for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and agricultural enterprises.
Marie-Marcelle holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics and a degree in Business Administration, supported by several certifications including: “Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance” of Harvard Business School, in “Digital Finance” with Digital Frontiers and in “Risk Management” with House of Training, also at the Boulder Microfinance Institute: “Strategic Risk Response in Microfinance Markets”.
As Chief Executive Officer of FINCA Haiti, Marcelle is firmly committed and dedicated to providing financial services to low-income families, which has resulted in the rapid expansion under her leadership. Her creativity, drive, and leadership make her a thoughtful, results-oriented leader who thrives on challenges that open up new doors to the world.