Faisal Wahedi and Lisa Kienzle
Grameen Foundation

Faisal Wahedileads the Human Capital Center at Grameen Foundation India, which provides capacity building and human capital management services to organizations in India, Sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia. He was previously group manager for human resources development at Capstone Securities Analysis Pvt. Ltd. In his earlier assignments, he was responsible for executing HR practices at one of India’s leading IT & engineering services organization as well as a reputed media & educational institution. He holds a post-graduate certificate in human resource management from XLRI Jamshedpur, a master’s degree in personnel management from Pune University and certifications in business management and computer science.


Lisa Kienzlemanages global operations and strategy for Grameen Foundation’s financial services initiatives. She previously led the foundation’s mobile financial services, which worked with financial institutions and mobile network operators to research, design, and scale new financial services for the mobile channel. Before joining Grameen Foundation, she was director of Branchless Banking for MAP International, a mobile money and branchless banking start-up in Uganda. She was also a consultant for mobile and branchless services in South Asia; a strategy consultant at Marakon Associates; and an investment banker at Lehman Brothers. Lisa received a bachelor’s from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Harvard Business School where she tailored her studies around for-profit social enterprise.


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