Interim CEO – Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation
Fri Asanga is the Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and current Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was the Coordinator for FinScope and MAP Cameroon where she oversaw the activities of the financial scoping consumer survey in Cameroon on behalf of UNCDF and FinMark Trust.
She has deep expertise in the microfinance sector haven spent more than 15 years working on financial inclusion for the most vulnerable groups in society. Prior to her work with FinScope and MAP Cameroon, she served as Advisor with the UNCDF Microlead project where she helped established the computerization of networks of CVECA as well as the piloting of branchless banking at some microfinance institutions. She also has broad experience in risk management, micro insurance schemes, training in financial literacy as well as social accountability.
As Chief Operating Officer Ms. Asanga is responsible for overall operational efficiency with supervision of grant management processes and human resources.
She holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the United States International University-Africa in Nairobi, Kenya and a Bachelors degree from the University of Lagos in Nigeria.