David Porteous

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David Porteous is the founder and director of Bankable Frontier Associates, a niche consulting firm based in Boston, Massachusetts USA. He has undertaken consultancy assignments in the areas of financial strategy and policy for a wide range of clients including public clients such as DFID, the World Bank, CGAP and private clients including a banking group and telco group.

Prior to relocating to Boston in 2004, he was active in executive leadership roles in the development finance sector of South Africa with private and public financial institutions as well as FinMark Trust, an NGO involved in promoting financial inclusion policies and projects, and a public-private partnership which sought to promote low income housing securitization.