Jan CherimManaging Director at Small Enterprise Assistance Funds
Jan Cherim is responsible for Business Development in Europe and advisory activities globally for SEAF/Financial Access, based in Amsterdam. Director of various SEAF-sponsored SME investment funds, he is co-founder and Supervisory Board Chair of the SME fintech business FACTS based in Nairobi. He has advised many DFIs, NGOs and banking institutions on emerging market SME and supply chain financing issues, as well as governance and risk management.
During 17 years at ING, Jan was a Management Committee member of ING’s Wholesale International unit, Regional Manager for Africa, Country Manager in Thailand, and Global Head of products & services for Financial Institutions.