Lifting the Fog: ATLAS Data for Financial Inclusion
This webinar introduces ATLAS, a data platform which provides an all-in-one approach to data management in financial inclusion, from data reporting to analytics and benchmarking. Launched in 2020, ATLAS centralizes data from financial service providers on pricing, client protection, social and financial performance, providing a solution that helps make the financial inclusion industry accountable.
Who is ATLAS for?
- Investors and international networks can use ATLAS to screen, benchmark, monitor and aggregate their portfolios.
- Financial service providers can simplify their reporting to different stakeholders by using ATLAS as a common platform.
- Professional associations can add value to their members by benchmarking their trends.
- Any initiative that shares the goal of responsible finance is welcome to join.
Daniel Rozas is Chair of the ATLAS Steering Committee. He is a Senior Microfinance Expert at e-MFP and a consultant and researcher on a broad range of topics. Daniel is also co-founder of the MIMOSA project to assess market saturation and the risk of over-indebtedness. Prior to his microfinance career, Daniel worked for the U.S. mortgage investment company Fannie Mae during 2001-08, where he had first-hand experience with the extraordinary boom-and-bust cycle that took place in the U.S. mortgage market during this period. Daniel resides in Brussels, Belgium, and holds an MBA from the University of Maryland and an undergraduate degree in music from the Peabody Conservatory.
Lucia is Innovation Director at MFR, where she is in charge of the new business lines, partnerships and delivery channels. She is a member of MFR’s Management Team and contributes to the development of new services and the upgrade of MFR’s methodologies, including the ATLAS data platform. Lucia joined MFR in 2005 as an analyst and acquired an extensive field experience with 90+ field assignments in 44 countries worldwide. Lucia holds an MSc in Economics and Management of Public Administration and International Organizations from Bocconi University (Italy).
Alexander Sotiriou works across a range of issues at CGAP, including micro and small enterprise (MSE) finance and the linkages between financial services, improved livelihoods and access to basic services. He joined CGAP from MicroVest, where he was the investment manager for Latin America. Earlier, Alexander was an associate in Citi’s Johannesburg and Mexico City offices, and an analyst for a private equity fund in Mexico. Alexander has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Economics from the University of Arizona.
Pauline Dubin is Investment Officer at PROPARCO, part of the Agence Française de Dévéloppement group. After an initial experience in microfinance at ResponsAbility, Pauline Dubin joined PROPARCO’s Financial Institutions and Inclusion team in 2018. She holds a Master's in Finance and Strategy from Sciences Po Paris.