Lead Technical Specialist, Inclusive Rural Financial Services
Michael Hamp is the Lead Technical Specialist in Inclusive Rural Financial Services at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). He manages the rural finance desk, including three specialized sub-teams: the multi-donor funded Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR), the Platform for Agricultural Risk Management (PARM) and the WFP-IFAD Weather Risk Management Facility.
Prior to IFAD, Hamp worked with the German Technical Cooperation, GTZ. He was assigned as Principal Advisor to the Ministry of Trade and Industry for the Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion Project in Namibia, before he joined the Central Bank of Indonesia as Principal Advisor for the Promotion of Small Financial Institution (ProFI) Programme.
Michael Hamp holds a PhD in Sociology of Agricultural Economics and a master’s degree in Agricultural Engineering, both from the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Bonn, Germany.