Barbara Magnoni
EA Consultants

Barbara Magnoni,President of EA Consultants has over 18 years international development experience. Much of her recent work has had a strong focus on understanding clients, their needs and their preferences and linking these into the development of products and programs to improve access to finance, markets and social protection for low-income segments. She recently managed the Client Value component of the Microinsurance Learning and Knowledge (MILK) Project, a research initiative that aimed to understand the business case and clients value of microinsurance. Ms. Magnoni has also supported efforts to better understand some of the constraints to financial access for immigrants in the United States, with funding from the IADB/MIF as well as the City of New York’s Office of Financial Empowerment of the Department of Consumer Affairs. Her work includes numerous efforts to strengthen the attention to client needs by financial institutions, particularly in developing countries. This has included working with microfinance institutions such as ProMujer to develop a client feedback loop, supporting a microfinance investment fund in measuring the social outcomes of its end-clients, and most recently, working with insurers to develop products microinsurance products that improve women’s health in Central America, and studying key constraints to small business growth in the United States and in developing countries. Ms. Magnoni holds a Masters degree from Columbia University in International Affairs. She is a member of Woman Advancing Microfinance-New York Chapter, she has recently co-founded Andares, a network of professional women working in microfinance in Latin America.




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