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Daniel Waldron
CGAP

Daniel Waldron is a financial inclusion specialist at the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP). His work focuses on the intersection between financial services and essential services such as energy and water.

Daniel has seven years of experience in financial inclusion and development, primarily focused on energy access and agricultural finance. He has worked with financial services providers and government stakeholders in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia. He has collaborated closely with numerous firms in the off-grid energy space, helping them to optimize their consumer finance and digital collection operations.

Before joining CGAP, Daniel  worked as a research analyst for Petrides & Co., an energy investment bank. Other career highlights include serving as a research and data analyst for Better Than Cash Alliance and ongoing work for BFA and Mastercard Foundation on the Financial Inclusion on Business Runways initiative. He also served for two years as an environmental volunteer for Peace Corps Tanzania.

Daniel holds a master’s degree in international affairs from the New School and an undergraduate degree from New York University.

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