Benedikt G. Hoffmann
Mr. Hoffmann is a seasoned impact investing expert. An accomplished executive bank manager with a strong interest in technology that improves financial access with a special regional focus on international growth markets. Deep Knowledge and vast Experience of impact investing/sustainable finance. Highly interested in everything related to climate change. Proven track record of working in different cultural environments/emerging markets. He comes with vast experience in impact investing, institution Building and deep knowledge on legal and financial regulatory frameworks in emerging economies. Prior to Co-Founding AfriKairos, he worked as COO at Invest In Visions GmbH, one of the leading German sustainable Asset Managers, for 10+ years he led as CEO ProCredit Banks in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. At the same time, he served as Director and Chairman on various Supervisory and Audit Boards of ProCredit Banks. Additionally, he was a Director of the Salvadoran Banking Association as well as the German Chamber of Commerce Abroad (AHK).
He is Co-Chair of the Research Group Finance and Economics at the Weltethos-Institute at the University of Tübingen since 2003 and an Advisory Board Member at the Centre for Sustainable Economic and Corporate Policy at the University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt. He is a Co- Founder of the Circular Economy Innovation Partnership (CEIPafrica.org) and serves as an Advisor to the Board of Trustees of the Growing Businesses Foundation and as alternate Director to the Board of Interswitch Financial Inclusion Services (IFIS), Nigeria.