Alberto Didoni has more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector including commercial banking, microfinance, and finance for small firms. He joined DAI in 2022 as a Senior Global Practice Specialist for Finance and Investment.

Prior to joining DAI, Alberto spent eight years as a Founder and Managing Director of Varcando, a boutique advisory firm providing transaction-related advisory services to firms and investors operating in frontier markets. In this capacity, he carried out assignments with various investors (development finance institutions, impact funds, nongovernmental groups, and private investors) across multiple markets in Africa and Central Asia.

Alberto started off his career as a consultant for major development agencies such as the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank before joining the International Finance Organisation as an Operations Officer. From 2008 to 2013, he served as an Investment Officer for Advans International, a leading investor, and operator of small banks and microfinance institutions. Alberto sat on the Board of various Advans affiliates: Advans Bank Tanzania, Advans Banque Congo, Advans Pakistan, Advans Nigeria, and Advans Cameroun.



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An experienced project manager and economic growth specialist, Andriy Shevtsov has more than 15 years of international development experience in designing and managing flagship donor programs.

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