Sam Mendelson
European Microfinance Platform

Sam Mendelson is Financial Inclusion Specialist at the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) overseeing various research, knowledge, communications and sector-building across e-MFP’s different financial inclusion research streams,  and supporting coordination of the annual European Microfinance Award, including as continued lead author of the annual European Dialogue and Financial Inclusion Compass series. For the previous five years, he was M&E and then Knowledge Specialist at Arc Finance, an international end-user energy finance organisation.

He’s worked as Project Lead for the 2015 USAID-funded Energy Diaries – the first and only project of its kind, and worked closely with e-MFP’s Daniel Rozas on several projects, including a 2016 FIEC research paper on offshore incorporation of microfinance/impact vehicles; the 2018 e-MFP/FIEC/NpM research study on Buyer Selection in Responsible Equity Exits; and developing in 2019 the GOGLA Consumer Protection Code for the off-grid energy industry. He has undergraduate degrees in Psychology & Laws from the University of Western Australia; a Master of Laws in Public International Law and a Master of Science in International Public Policy, both from University College London.


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