Manuel Bueno
Grassroots Business Fund

Manuel Bueno is a staff writer for He is currently working in the Grassroots Business Fund (GBF) as an Investment Analyst for the Latin American portfolio and as a Knowledge Management Specialist. He earned a B.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and an M.Phil in Organization and Strategy from Tilburg University (Netherlands). As an Analyst, his work includes screening new projects, conducting due diligence, building client relationships and supervising active projects. His Knowledge Management role entails the research and compilation of knowledge generated throughout GBF’s entire portfolio and the dissemination of lessons learned both internally and externally.

Prior to joining GBF, he was employed as a consultant in financial services strategy and transactions at the Deloitte office in Madrid. He has also worked at a microfinance institution in India and at the Opportunities for the Majority in the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC. Recently, he co-authored a book with Profs. Juan Luis Martinez and Maria Carbonell (Instituto de Empresa Business School) about the Latin American Base of the Pyramid.

He can be contacted at

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