François joined Palladium Impact Capital (formerly Enclude) in July 2014. He is an English and French-speaking strategy and transaction professional with experience in impact investment, transaction advisory, fund design and structuring, and management consulting. He specializes in financial inclusion with technical experience in due diligence, financial modeling, SME finance and digital financial services strategy development, and results-based management.
At Palladium Impact Capital, Francois supports capital raising and M&A mandates for pre-revenue to growth-stage social enterprises, mission-driven financial institutions, and impact funds. He also supports the structuring of investment vehicles across various sectors including financial inclusion, impact tech, renewable energy, and sustainable land use. Previously, he worked for six months as financial analyst intern at EFC Zambia – a Zambian microfinance institution – on behalf of Desjardins International Development. He has field experience throughout Africa as well as in South and Southeast Asia. Francois is a CFA program candidate – enrolled in Level III, and holds a Masters in International Business from HULT International Business School.