Resident Representative for Brazil
Camille Bemerguy is Fundación Capital’s resident representative for Brazil, where she is in charge of the foundation’s operations and strategies in the country. She holds a degree in economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, a master’s in economics and sustainable development from the Núcleo de Altos Estudios Amazónicos of the Federal University of Pará, a master’s in business administration from Ibmec Rio de Janeiro and a PhD in economics from the American University/Federal Fluminense University. Camille specializes in microfinance and urban finance and has experience working in Latin America and Africa. Before coming to Fundación Capital, she was a researcher for Citibank for over 15 years and a microfinance consultant for international organizations including the United Nations and the World Bank. She has published several studies on financial access for low-income people, finance and inequality. She speaks three languages (English, Portuguese and Spanish).