Nicolas Lafaye

As Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Nicolas is responsible for managing a team of 4 who oversee Kiva's field partners in the region. Prior to this position, he held portfolio manager responsibilities at Kiva for South-America and South-East Asia & the Pacific. He was responsible for monitoring Kiva's portfolio of partners as well as prospecting these respective regions to expand Kiva's outreach. Nicolas joined Kiva in February 2010 after having spent two and a half years in Hong-Kong working for Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Bank as a Financial Controller in the Asia-Pacific region. Before that, he spent a year in Vietnam working for the French NGO 'Enfants du Mekong' as an Auditor & Operational Controller supervising more than 200 educational programs and ensuring the NGO's expansion. Nicolas is based in San Francisco. He holds a Master's Degree from Paris Dauphine University in International Affairs.