Markus Baer has been a board member since January 2016. Before joining the Board, Markus was a Principal Project Manager at KfW (based in Frankfurt) from 2011 to 2015, managing equity investments in the field of micro finance, micro insurance, micro pensions and other impact sectors, holding several board seats.

Before that he had worked over 12 years for Commerzbank’s asset management, investment banking and investor relations divisions. He also coordinated African subsidiaries for a German pharmaceutical company. He is currently serving as the Director of KfW’s office in Kigali.

Markus is a chartered financial analyst from the CFA Institute in Charlottesville, USA, and graduated in business administration from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. .

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