About Me

I am a passionate social innovator with over 15 years of experience on the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship and development in Africa, South Asia and the US. I am currently a programme manager at the BoP Innovation Center (BoPInc) facilitating the acceleration of entrepreneurship in low-income markets. Prior joining BoPInc, I was the deputy manager of the programme "Innovation for Development" and the co-founder and leader of the" ICT for Development" innovation team at TNO, the Dutch Organization for Applied Scientific Research. Adding to my international experience, I had been a guest researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA, to carry out my PhD work and an international volunteer for the international organization "Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie" in Madagascar. I hold a PhD and engineering degree from the National Institute of Telecommunications (France) and from the Social Entrepreneur Programme at INSEAD.  

Job Title

Programme Manager  


BoP Innovation Center  




Utrecht, Netherlands

  • Marketing and Sales
  • Partnerships
  • Market research and customer insights
Sector Focus
  • Engineering and IT
  • Food and nutrition
  • Water and sanitation
  • Energy