Xavier Martin Palomas

Xavier works as Financial Inclusion Data Analyst Consultant and is responsible for analyzing existing data sets and tools on financial inclusion including MIX’s financial landscape maps and Tableau business intelligence analytics. Xavier works together with the MIX Financial Inclusion Team and Regional Teams to shape and deliver MIX’s analysis on financial inclusion. Xavier’s fifteen years of professional experience in the banking and non-profit sectors include work in more than twenty-five countries. He served as a financial analyst for a leading Spanish savings bank, in its offices in Spain and in France. Subsequently, he coordinated the International Microfinance Program of Un Sol Món Foundation – a non-profit specialized in the provision of microfinance services in developing countries.


Since 2005, Xavier has been an independent consultant, primarily in the United States and Latin America, for organizations such as the Grameen Foundation, the Inter-American Development Bank, Microfinance International Corporation, and CGAP. He has also worked in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. Past projects include developing financial projections and leading workshops on financial analysis for senior management, conducting field research on small savers, and leading costing studies of existing and planned savings products. Since 2008, Xavier has regularly collaborated with Shorebank International and EA Consultants. He holds a Master´s degree in International Economics and Development from Johns Hopkins University. He speaks Spanish, English, French, and Catalan.




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