George Ombado



A Development Economist with a keen interest on strategic management and discourse that shapes the developing countries to attain financial inclusion and access. He holds B. Com (Hons), M.A (Economics of Development from Erasmus University in the Netherlands) and Msc in Management from Strathclyde Business School, UK. He is the current Chief Executive Officer of the African Confederation of Co-operative Saving and Credit Association (ACCOSCA) an institution that supports development of Co-operative financial institutions in Africa. In this role, he has spearheaded strategic planning for a number of financial co-operatives in Africa. He is also a Board Member of the Africa Co-operative Development Foundation (ACDF). He has also contributed to financial publications, with the recent contribution being on International Co-operative Alliance Book: “The Capital Conundrum for Co-operatives” published and disseminated on October 2015. He is also the Current Director of Africa Development Educators Program and Holds an I –CUDE designation. He is a part of the Executive team providing leadership on a Project funded by IFAD in Tanzania, Malawi, and Ethiopia known as “Improving Rural Financial Inclusion through Financial Co-operatives” in partnership with the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada and the Irish League of Credit Unions Foundation.